Accident Statistics from Your Tampa Auto Accident Attorney
almost 20 million residents and many more tourists all
using the roads, driving in Florida can be a risky venture.
These risks are outlined by the Florida Department of
Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles in their Traffic Crash
to the report, there were more than 256,000 traffic
accidents in Florida during 2006. More than 137,000
of those accidents resulted in injuries. Tampa ranked
second in the state for the most traffic accidents in
2006, with a total of 10,075 motor vehicle crashes.
(The only Florida city with more traffic accidents than
Tampa was Jacksonville.)
the state of Florida, the 5 p.m. hour resulted in the
highest number of all types of crashes. The top three
Florida traffic accident causes in 2006 were: (1) careless
driving, (2) failure to yield the right-of-way, and
(3) driving under the influence.
injured in a car accident is a wake-up call to the perils
of area roadways. If you have been injured in an accident,
a Tampa auto accident attorney
from Clark and Martino, P.A., can provide you with the
information you need to help make a wise decision about
your case. Please call us at 1-888-868-5615 to schedule
a free consultation.