When people go to buy new cars, what is one of the most important aspects of their search? Safety, of course. However, it can be hard to decipher and compare safety information between car brands; this leads many people to unknowingly purchase dangerous vehicles. Although the rate of drivers dying in fatal car crashes has fallen during the last three years, this issue should nonetheless be important to each and every driver.
Recently, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety conducted a study to find which vehicles are the deadliest to drivers. The IIHS conducted the study on 2011 models, although models as early as 2008 were included in the study if the vehicle design had not been changed significantly. The report qualified the top deadliest vehicles as those having at least 20 driver deaths per million of vehicles.
The following is a list of the top deadliest vehicles and the corresponding number of driver deaths per million of registered vehicles:
For the entire IIHS study, click here. Before buying a vehicle, you should consider the following safety features for maximum protection in the case of a car accident:
Even with diverse and advanced safety features, it is still likely that in the case of a car accident, especially involving one of the vehicles above, that someone may be injured. Every state is different, but victims typically will be able to file a claim to recoup money damages and compensation for their pain and suffering.
At Goodman Acker P.C. we help Michigan car accident victims obtain the justice and compensation they deserve. If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a car accident in the State of Michigan, call our lawyers at Goodman Acker P.C. With over 30 years of experience, our lawyers can provide the legal assistance you need to get the maximum compensation as possible. Call today at (248) 793-2010 to speak to an attorney today.
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