Traffic accidents in the U.S. cost $871 billion a year, federal study finds – PBS

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PBSTraffic accidents in the U.S. cost $871 billion a year, federal study finds PBS WASHINGTON — The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday…

Norman Gregory Fernandez‘s insight:

Traffic and motor vehicle accidents cost us nearly 1 trillion dollars a year throughout the U.S. In California where there are more car accidents than anywhere else in the nation, the economic toll is also staggering. Human beings are not perfect, and accidents will happen. What can you do to protect yourself? 1) Drive safely; 2) Don’t drink and drive; 3) Make sure you and everyone in you car or other vehicle wears seat belts; 3) Ensure you have addequate liability, comprehensive, collision, uninsured motorist, and GAP insurance; and 4) download our California Accident App for your Android or Apple device by going here, http://thepersonalinjury.com/california-accident-app/ .If god forbid you are in a car or other motor vehicle accident, use the California Accident App to get help.

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