Hundreds of years ago, no one had to worry about pedestrian death statistics. That's because walking is the most natural of all human activities. However, in the modern world, Minnesota residents face the threat of death and disabling injuries every time they take to the streets on foot. In fact, pedestrian deaths caused by vehicle accidents are currently higher than they've been in decades in the United States.
You never want to be part of a car accident, but there is no way of knowing what the future will bring. Even if you follow the rules of the road, another driver could make a mistake that causes a crash.
America is a sleep-deprived country.The costs of that, when it comes to increased risk of crashes, are undeniable.
Let's say you were driving your new Mercedes home from the office one Friday afternoon and got sideswiped by a semitruck. Your injuries were catastrophic, requiring extensive medical care, surgeries and in-home medical services.