motor vehicle accidents

In case you're wondering, it isn't just you that has more than your share of accidents. Hundreds of thousands of people per year do, as well. The Department of Health and Human Services reports that unintentional injuries are the No. 3 cause of death in the United States and account for 1 of every 4 visits to the emergency room.
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of death in children in the United States. Between 2002 and 2011, about 9,000 children ages 12 and under were killed in motor vehicle