Massachusetts drivers should be pleased to hear that driving conditions in this state have been rated as the 10th safest in the nation. Representatives of a car insurance data analysis company determined this from data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They reviewed two years' worth of information, which included statistics on traffic citations, reckless driving charges, car crash numbers and fatality figures.
Some Massachusetts drivers appear to agree with the survey results. For example, one woman stated that drivers in her area of Easthampton are polite and courteous to other drivers during traffic jams. Meanwhile, another driver said that he would never agree that Massachusetts could claim to be the home of safe drivers.
According to the survey, the state of Connecticut is the 7th safest place in the nation to drive and Vermont is the number one safest. Louisiana, on the other hand, is reportedly the most dangerous place for drivers. The insurance analysis company created an interactive map for exploring which areas have the safest and least safest road conditions.
There is never a good time to be involved in a car crash, and those who have been injured in a car accident in Massachusetts are acutely aware of this fact. Fortunately, victims of car accidents have legal options available to them for the purpose of seeking justice. In many cases, financial compensation for pain and suffering, money to help pay for medical expenses and other forms of financial losses can be obtained by injured car crash victims and/or the family members of fatal accident victims. This restitution can bring great relief to those who are dealing with the physical, emotional and financial consequences of a motor vehicle accident.
Source: wwlp.com, Mass. drivers among nation's best, study finds, Anaridis Rodriguez, Dec. 17, 2013