Road Accidents: Reasons and Responsibilities

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Target audience: Personal blog The lives of our dear ones are not something one would want to play with especially when the "dear ones" include our small children, our parents, or spouses. Road accidents are one of the main causes of deaths in the United States and the authorities need to be more vigilant in trying to reduce them through every means possible. At the same time, it is also a civic responsibility of the community to make constant pressures on the public authorities to ensure that measures are taken to keep the roads safe through every means possible. Road accidents do not make particular choices and often we find ourselves in situations in which innocent people, regardless of age, die for causes that are often out of our reach. Such situations are car accidents. In the United States, since 1990 until 2009, the number of motor vehicle accidents has decreased from 11,500,000 in 1990 to 10,800,000 in 2009 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012) Similarly, the number of deaths occurred as a result of these accidents has decreased from 46,800,000 to 35,900,000 for the same period. Even so, the number is extremely high and if viewed at the level of families affected by these deaths, the amount of suffering is even higher. It is sufficient to imagine that half the people died in the accidents in 2009 had a family and that would mean millions of families affected by the loss of loved ones as a result of motor vehicle accidents. There are several main reasons for car

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