The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28% of all motor vehicle crashes are rear end collisions. Rear end collisions are by far the most common motor vehicle accident in the U.S. As of September 16th, 2017 there have been 47, 831 rear end collisions this year in America.

Some of the most frequent causes or rear end collisions include, but are not limited to:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted Driving, such as texting or eating while driving.
  • Adverse Road Conditions
  • Poor Following Distance

Being an attentive and safe driver while following traffic laws can help you avoid being in a motor vehicle accident such as a rear end collision. If you or a loved one was injured or killed in an automobile accident due to another driver’s negligence, contact my office immediately. As your Ohio car accident attorney, I’ll be there for you, and I’ll Make Them Pay!®


Author: Tim Misny | For over four decades, personal injury lawyer Tim Misny has represented the injured victim in in birth injurymedical malpractice, and catastrophic injury/wrongful death cases, serving ClevelandAkron/CantonColumbusDayton and neighboring communities. You can reach Tim by email at or call at 877.944.4373.

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47,831 Rear End Crashes and Counting Recorded in 2017
Rear end collisions are the most common type of motor vehicle accident in America. There are several common poor driving habits that contribute to these types of accidents. Over 47,000 rear end collisions have happened so far in 2017.