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Comparing Urban and Rural Accidents

According to the NHTSA, 56% of the fatal vehicle accidents that occurred in 2008 occurred on rural roads, despite the fact that rural communities account for just 23% of the total population. That being said, the annual number of fatal rural accidents is declining, emphasizing that urban environments can also be dangerous for drivers as well and it is important for drivers to be attentive in both situations.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, it is important to seek the justice and compensation you deserve. Please contact the Green Bay car accident lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, by calling 800-242-2874 for more information concerning your legal options in the case of a car accident.

Differences and Similarities

Both rural and urban auto accidents can be damaging and dangerous. The NHTSA found that a higher percentage of accidents in urban areas occur at nights. Over 60% of all fatal urban and rural accident occurred during the weekends. The facts surrounding both of these settings suggest the following:

  • Wearing seat belts is crucial to minimizing the severity of injuries
  • Drivers are more likely to be involved in accidents at nights
  • Drivers are more likely to be involved in accidents during the weekend

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