Auto accidents are caused by numerous factors. Some of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents on California’s roads are provided below.
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According to numerous studies, distracted driving is the most common cause of motor vehicle collisions.
Common distractions while driving on the road include
- Use of mobile phones
- Applying makeup
- Talking to other passengers and using hand held devices (text messaging).
Driving While Sleepy – Drive Fatigue
Driver fatigue is most likely to stroke individual drivers between the hours of 2:00 am and 6:00 am.
If you are feeling tired and your eyes start to feel heavy, it is advisable to refrain from driving altogether and find a different mode of transportation.
Driving Under the Influence
Driving under the influence of alcohol and or other narcotic substance is one of the most common causes of car accidents amongst young drivers.