Traffic crashes killed 8500 people and injured 35,000 last year in Egypt, The number of accidents exceeded 125,000 in 2010, far more than the numbers released by the Interior Ministry. Such accidents often result in loss of life and material. These are caused by the carelessness of the drivers and their ignorance and negligence of the traffic rules. These are careless and unnecessary mistakes such as falling asleep at the wheel, following other cars too closely, speeding, not stopping at the red traffic light. Distractions is a major reason for car accidents, it can occur when the driver is distracted by such things as calling on the phone, sending or reading text messages, and even checking your make up on the mirror can all cause road accidents.
Another common mistake done by drivers is driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
There are many reasons beside the carelessness of the driver, but remains the number one to blame. The reasons are: Poor, unclear, and old road designs are also a cause of road accidents is poor road designs.
This can make it more likely for accidents to occur. Another good reason, why accidents occur is the Bad weather. This is because bad weather such as heavy rain, snow or fog can cause bad visibility and poor friction on road surfaces which in turn lead to vehicles not able to stop and break in time. But there is always a solution, actually there are many. We can reduce the number of accidents daily, by raising awareness among people in the different types of medias. The road must be big enough, good and clear signs everywhere.
Cite this Reasons for Driver Distraction and Road Accidents
Reasons for Driver Distraction and Road Accidents. (2016, Jun 29). Retrieved from https://graduateway.com/road-accidents/