According to statistics taken from 2012 through 2016, August was ranked as the deadliest driving month of the year. During that time span 15,914 people perished in motor vehicle accidents. August 2 is the deadliest driving day altogether.
The Nationwide Smartride program has collected data from drivers showing the biggest contributing factors for accidents are as follows:
- Hard Braking
- Fast Accelerations
- Time spend idling
Keep an eye out for these driving hazards as August takes over. Be cautious, be safe, and get home safely to your loved ones. To read more on this follow the link below.