The other car comes out of nowhere as you come around a corner, driving into your lane and slamming into the front of your vehicle. You were on the way to the business you've spent 10 years building, and now you're in the hospital, trying to recover and hoping you can work again. As the medical bills mount and you wonder how your company will do without you, a question keeps nagging at your mind: Could the accident have been prevented?
In most cases, the answer is yes. Human error causes most crashes, and drivers who work hard to avoid these mistakes can reduce the number of wrecks every year. While things like mechanical failure do play a role, here are five reasons for accidents that could be eliminated: