On average, the United States is home to roughly 2.3 million auto-related injuries per year—more than enough to keep any auto accident lawyer from Salt Lake City to New York busy. So how does Utah rank in comparison to the rest of the United States? You might be surprised to learn that the state ranks in the middle of the road concerning some of the nation’s most essential motor vehicle safety laws.
Utah enforces 10 of the recommended vehicle safety laws (although it should be noted that no single state enforces all 15) and follows three of the seven recommended graduated driver licensing provisions. Here’s a complete breakdown of where Utah ranks in road safety and a few suggestions for improvement: