The National Highway Safety Administration reported that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2021, which was an unprecedented 10.5% increase from the previous year. Motor vehicle deaths in 2021 reached the highest number of fatalities since 2005 and the largest annual percentage increase in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System’s history.
With traffic fatalities on the rise, it’s important to take precautions and minimize risk as much as we can. How can you reduce your risk of dying in a car accident?
As morbid as that sounds, often, the vehicle itself can play a crucial role in your chances of surviving a car accident. The team at Alan’s Factory Outlet has created a guide to the safest new cars and the safest used cars using the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick parameters.