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Just Announced: Infographic Shows How U.S.A. Tops in Traffic Accidents

CDC Says U.S.A. Has Most Traffic Fatalities

In an evaluation of 20 developed nations, the CDC and WHO report that U.S.A. has taken a tragic “gold” in traffic fatalities and injuries. Based on several factors, including speed of car, intoxicated driving, and seat belt use, American drivers are more at risk for being involved in an injury accident or traffic fatality.


This infographic by McMinn Law Firm shows how the U.S.A. quietly topped all other developed nations in car accident injuries, and affirms the continued need for safety initiatives such as Vision Zero.

This infographic by McMinn Law Firm shows how the U.S.A. quietly topped all other developed nations in car accident injuries, and affirms the continued need for safety initiatives such as Vision Zero.


Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Per 100,000 Population

  • U.S.A. – Highest rate of crash deaths per 100,000 population.
  • Belgium – Second highest rate of crash deaths per 100,000 population.
  • Slovenia – Third highest rate of crash deaths per 100,000 population.

U.S.A. Makes “#1” in Total Number of Traffic Fatalities

  • More than 32,000 people died as a result of a car accident in the U.S. in 2013
  • As many as 2 million people are injured in nonfatal crashes each year in the U.S.

U.S.A. Saw The Lowest Decrease in Traffic Fatalities

Between 2000 and 2013, traffic fatalities decreased by 31% in U.S.A.

The Worst: these countries saw the slowest decline in traffic fatalities over a 13 year period.

  1. U.S.A.
  2. Finland
  3. Canada
  4. Japan
  5. Australia

The Best: these countries saw the greatest improvement in traffic safety and injury prevention over a 13 year period.

  1. Spain
  2. Denmark
  3. Ireland

Infographic by Austin Car Accident Lawyers

Car accidents and injuries are too common. If you or someone you know has been injured in a car crash due to someone else’s negligence, call McMinn Law Firm today for a free consultation. Jason McMinn and Justin McMinn help clients seek the justice they deserve every day.

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