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Accidents

Classification : Physical and non-physical, By activity, By vehicle
Causes : Carelessness, Inexperience, Wrong attitude
Prevention : Carefully look both ways, Don't Drive When You Are In Bad Mood
Death per Year
(in Millions)
: 2.62
Description: An accident is a specific, unexpected, unusual and unintended outside action which occurs in a particular time and place, with no apparent and purposeful cause but with marked effects. It implies a usually negative outcome which may have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been known, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.