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The numbers – Las Vegas, Nevada Auto incident Statistics
The NHTSA study found that drunk driving, speeding, distracted driving, and lack of seatbelt usage were the major causes of injuries and deaths in motor-vehicle crashes.
NHTSA estimated 32,675 car crash fatalities occurred in 2014.
Allstate research found that 70 percent of vehicles involved in auto claims are considered drivable, which indicates that most claims are the result of low-speed (under 35 miles per hour) collisions.
NHTSA reported that motor vehicle crashes have an $871 billion economic and societal Impact on U.S. citizens annually, nearly $900 for each person living in the United States.
Las Vegas VS Other top safest driving cities
According to the 11th Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report:
Las Vegas ranked 113th safest among America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency.
Las Vegas drivers are 17% more likely to have an accident than the national average. That is, one auto collision every 8.5 years.
Las Vegas drivers, on average, will experience 18.3 hard braking events for every 1,000 miles driven. The national average is 16 and cities with higher collision frequency also recorded more hard braking events.