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DOT releases traffic fatality statistics

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently released statistics concerning fatal car accidents in the United States between 2004 and 2008.  The report lists the most common causes of fatal car accidents as speeding, traffic, traffic controls, road conditions and weather.  Other less common causes included distracted driving and drunk driving.

58 percent of fatal accidents in the United States between 2004 and 2008 were single-vehicle accidents.  35 percent of fatal accidents involved two vehicles and 6 percent were multi-vehicle accidents.  In addition, statistics showed that 94 percent of fatal car accidents involved one fatality.

The Stevens Point speeding accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® are here to help you if a loved one has been injured or wrongfully killed in an accident caused by speeding.  Contact us today at 800-242-2874 to discuss filing a speeding accident claim.

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