There is always risk while driving, but speed kills.
Car accidents can cost you money even if your are properly insured, they can be financially devastating if you failed to have the proper car insurance. Aside from the monetary loss, a crash can leave lives permanently altered, or worse. Over 35,000 people die each year in auto accidents on America’s roads.
It might be difficult to imagine the pain and suffering that can fall upon you, or a loved one, hurt in a crash. It can be even more challenging to contemplate the anguish you might feel knowing that you were the cause of bringing sorrow to others. To wake up each morning faced with the fact that someone is in pain, or gone, as the direct result of your actions. Driveling comes with risks, the best of us make mistakes. I do know that it would be far more difficult to live with yourself if you knew the accident was caused as a result of a reckless action.
You have a 95% chance of a pedestrian surviving being hit by a car at 20 MPH. That drops to just 55% at 30 MPH and below 20% at 40 MPH. The survivability of a cyclist, hit by an auto, follows these same numbers. On the congested streets of Chicago, cars need to share the streets with bicycles, motorcycles, buses, and even skateboards. That puts drivers in the difficult position of navigating around people traveling at different speeds, in alternate directions; often blocked by larger objects till the last second. It is for these reasons, that speed kills.
At a slower rate of speed, the likelihood of a person surviving, or even walking away after an accident dramatically increases. But it is also important to recognize that by slowing down you buy yourself more time to react to whatever surprises traffic tosses in front of you. Being responsible for a car accident will cost you money, and likely cause your car insurance rates to go up. Using “Safe Driving” strategies Aside from the monetary loss, a crash can leave lives permanently altered, or worse. Over 35,000 people die each year in auto accidents on America’s roads. By slowing down, it will buy you additional reaction time, lower the likelihood of serious injury, and have the added benefit of lowering your cost of auto insurance.
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