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When Safety Matters Most

Driving Safely?

  • Someone is injured in an automobile accident every 14 seconds.
  • Someone is killed in an automobile accident every 12 minutes; 40,000 U.S. deaths annually.
  • The leading cause of death for individuals between ages 2 and 34 is automobile accidents.
  • Over 2,000,000 people annually sustain permanent injury as a result of auto accidents.
  • Your chance of being involved in an auto accident is 1 in 4.

Glare’s Impact on Driving?

  • Driving an automobile is primarily a visual task, and vision contributes as much as 90% of the information needed to drive*
  • Headlight glare is now on the front of research by the National Traffic Safety Institute as it is a leading cause of nighttime crashes.
  • It takes a typical driver 10 seconds to recover from headlight glare situations.
  • Sun glare can be a dangerous driving hazard year round.  It is an especially serious problem in early Spring and Autumn.

Weather’s Effect on your Driving Safety?

  • More than 1.5 million accidents occur in adverse weather conditions (1 out of 4 of all accidents)
  • About 700,000 people are injured in an accident that occurs in adverse weather.
  • 7,400 people die annually, on average, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident that occurred in adverse weather.



*Alexander & Luenfeld 1990


Statistics have been obtained from National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, U.S. Statistics & Information, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the Center for Auto Safety.