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4 common driver distractions that cause accidents

Distracted drivers put everyone around them at risk of getting into a serious accident and sustaining severe injuries. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted drivers caused 3,477 traffic fatalities in 2015. When negligent drivers take their attention off the task of driving, the consequences are disastrous. 

Common factors in winter car accidents

Driving in the winter in New York is not for the faint of heart, with the influx of traffic and variable weather conditions making already tough commutes and traffic patterns even more troublesome for motorists. Many wintertime traffic accidents arise because of similar circumstances, and identifying the common causes of winter driving accidents may help you avoid becoming a statistic.

The dangers of sharing the road with millennial drivers

Millennial drivers have a bad reputation, but is it earned? According to USA Today, the answer is a resounding yes, with many motorists who fall within this age group admitting to engaging in dangerous driving practices behind the wheel. When millennial drivers choose not to follow the rules of the road in favor of texting, speeding or drinking and driving, for example, they place you and everyone else on the road at risk, and statistics show this is happening far more often than you might like to think.

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