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How Three Seconds Can Reduce Rear-End Collisions

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According to figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), out of the 6 million car accidents that happen on U.S. roads every year, over 40% of them (2.5 million) are rear-end collisions.  In fact, on average, there is a rear-end collision every 8 seconds, which means that by the time you have read this far down there has already been another one. Safe following distances are the key to prevention.
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Safe driving tip to avoid dangerous wrong way drivers and over center-line collisions

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The slogan refers to driving in the furthest right hand lane possible and is a good tip for drivers to follow to avoid wrong way drivers. Statistics show most fatal crashes happen in the center or left lanes because wrong-way drivers think they are on the right side. Driving in the right lane could keep you from a wrong-way driver's path.