Car Accident Stock Pictures, Royalty-free Photos & Images Road transport becomes common transport usage in the world, it’s the only mode of transport that can support other transport modes in order to function better. Road accident rate has become a major setback in road transportation. Approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of road accidents, and it is the leading cause of death for children and young adults from age 5 to 29 years. However, here are the list of factors that can cause road traffic accident:
  1. Over-speeding
  2. Driving under the influence of alcohol
  3. Psychoactive drugs or substance
  4. Non-use of seat belt
  5. Distracted driving
  6. Poor road infrastructure
  7. Poor vehicle condition
  8. Unnecessary delay after an auto crash
  9. Poor law enforcement
  10. Impatience
Road traffic accidents cause significant economic losses to private individuals, families and to the nation at large. These economic losses are traceable to treatment cost, loss of productivity as a result of death or permanent injuries from auto crash, likewise for the family members who need to take permission from work or school to take care of the victim. Therefore, we all need to rise as road users to ensure that these economic losses that come as a result of road accidents are reduced.