How Safe Are Houston Highways? – Automobile Wreck Lawyers

What are the most common causes of car accidents on Houston highways?

According to statistics, the state of Texas has been improving in highway safety. In 1978, approximately 1,224 fatalities and 65,749 injuries were recorded. Thirty-four years later, in 2014, there were 766 fatalities and 47,977 injuries. The numbers have been on a decline since 2005. This data corresponds with a population increase from 4.889 million to 6.06 million. Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows that in the U.S., an average of 1.08 deaths occur per 100 million miles driven. Missouri falls right on the average.

The Most Dangerous States to Drive In

South Carolina, Alaska, Montana, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas have the highest number of deaths occurring per 100 million miles driven. The safest place to drive in the country is Massachusetts, followed by Vermont, the District of Columbia, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

Houston Automobile Wreck Lawyers

If you have become a victim of a highway accident caused by the negligence of another driver, consult with a Houston highway accident lawyer. Call RJ Alexander Law, PLLC at (832) 458-1756 for a free consultation.