Car Accidents: The 10 Most Common Causes

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You brake suddenly and your backpack slides off the passenger seat. You bend down to grab it, and when you straighten up, a truck is barreling towards you, and it’s too late to avoid a collision.

Car accidents can be scary and expensive, and most of us have experienced how it feels to be in an accident. Collisions kill more people under the age of 35 than any other cause. What causes car accidents? Very often it’s human error. Since the invention of the iPhone, it’s often distracted driving. However, defects in cars and drivers under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol can also trigger terrible accidents.

Let’s take a look at ten of the most common sources of car accidents: