According to a report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a number of factors influence the likelihood of a rollover accident. Minnesota drivers should be aware of the various things affecting the chances of being in a rollover, because these types of accidents tend to have a higher fatality rate than any other kind. Driver behaviors are leading contributing factors in this type of crash, but the kind of vehicle involved also plays a role in determining the likelihood of rolling.
Although vehicle rollovers account for only three percent of all serious crashes, when they do occur they make up 30 percent of all fatal collisions. Despite the high risk of serious personal injury or death, Minnesota residents may be surprised to learn that the government has no regulations in place to govern rollover safety for automobile manufacturers.