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The Primary Causes of Auto Accidents
You find that there is no any other mode of transport that causes more accidents than cars. In this case, we are going to discuss some of the points that will make you discover more causes of auto accidents.
One of the primary cause of accidents are caused by lack of awareness. One thing that you should know is that most of the drivers on the road did not pass through the right procedures of becoming a driver. This is dangerous since they will not be able to understand many things on the roads resulting in multiple mistakes that cause accidents. For instance, most of them do not know how they can translate the road signs appropriately. Another thing with most of this drivers is that most of them are not licensed because they never went through a driving school.
Also, auto accidents are also caused by ignorance of road users. One thing that you should understand that majority of the people using the roads lack awareness on how they can use the roads properly. Even though it is the responsibility of the drivers to control the vehicle, but sometime you should also blame the road users. For instance, most of the pedestrians instead of walking on the right side of the road they will look for where there is space which might be the wrong side. Another thing with pedestrians is that they will cross the road at any point instead of using the zebra crossing. Not only that but very many people do not know how to interpret the traffic lights.
Most of the auto accidents are also caused by drunk driving. One thing that you should know is that when you are driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs, you are likely to cause many accidents. One thing that you should know with alcohol and other drugs is that they will make to see unrealistic things and judge them inappropriately. One good example is that you will always be seeing bumps where there are no bumps.
Also, many auto accidents are also caused by overspeeding. Overspeeding is a situation when a driver is moving at an abnormally high speed that exceeds the recommended one. You find that when a car is at high speed you will not be able to control it in case something happens suddenly. For instance, when someone suddenly crossed the road when you were speeding, there are high chances that you either hit the person or you kill everybody in the car.
Also, we have unroadworthy vehicles. You should know that unroadworthy vehicles are not supposed to stay on the road. You find that in most cases they experience engine failure which can stop anytime on a busy road.