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Responsible for thousands of deaths every day and billions of dollars in expenses every year, car accidents are a global epidemic.
These car accident statistics are just the beginning. We reveal a lot more about U.S. and global automobile accident stats.
In this report, we cover:
- Key car accident statistics
- How many people die in car accidents
- Distracted driving and texting stats
- Demographics of drivers involved in crashes
- Costs of auto accidents
- Percentage chance of getting into an accident
- The places were more accidents occur
Please remember to follow traffic safety laws on the road so you don't become another statistic!
Key Car Accident Statistics in 2021
Here are three answers to the biggest questions we've seen around car crash statistics:
How Many Car Accidents Are There Per Year?
Every year, there are approximately 6.75 million car accidents in the US alone. (BTS)
How Many Car Accidents Per Day?
On average, there are approximately 18,510 car crashes per day in the US. (BTS)
How Many Car Accident Deaths Are There Per Year?
Approximately 1.35 million people are killed in fatal crashes each year. On average, that's about 3,700 deaths a day (globally). An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled. (CDC)
Annual Global Road Accident Statistics
Auto accidents are a global epidemic, not confined to the U.S.. Here are the most important road crash statistics across the globe:
Annual United States Car Crash Statistics
This section of the report covers all the studies and statistics related to people involved in fatal crashes and car deaths per year within the United States.
General Auto Accident Stats
This section will discuss general statistics, facts and trends in the auto industry:
*Drunk driving is not reported in all states and some only report a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or more. These varying traffic laws make it difficult to measure the reported influence of alcohol on car accident fatality rate.
Please practice road safety laws when driving and help the road become a safer place for all!