ATRI released update of Crash Predictor Model

ATRI released update of Crash Predictor Model

The American Transportation Research Institute released an update of its Crash Predictor Model identifying which driver behaviors relate significantly to having future accidents. At the top of the list is a reckless driving conviction. For those drivers the likelihood of a future crash increased by 114%. Other predictors include failure to yield right of way (101%), failure to stay in the proper lane (83%), failure to use a signal (82%), and having a previous crash (74%) The study also showed men were 20% more likely to be in a crash than women. Also of interest, drivers aged 20 to 29 are more likely to have convictions for speeding 15 mph over the speed limit than other age groups.

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