Road Accidents: Causes

Road Accidents: Causes

Road accidents are very common and can have devastating impacts on those involved. They don’t just affect car drivers –pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists are some of the most vulnerable road users due to the lack of protection from other vehicles.

Sometimes accidents are unavoidable, but being aware of the main causes can help you take care when driving to reduce the risk of an accident happening. Below, we’ve listed some common causes:

  • Speeding and reckless driving
  • Using a mobile phone while driving
  • Drunk or drug driving
  • Poor weather conditions
  • Poorly maintained road surfaces
  • Driving while tired
  • Distractions such as eating, smoking, listening to loud music

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