Driving is an everyday occurrence for most people in Utah. Whether you’re commuting to Salt Lake City or just driving to a friends house a couple miles away, you’re in the car. A car can seem more of a necessity than a luxury to a lot of people, making driving so common that you wouldn’t think twice about it. However, driving does have its negatives. Gas money, oil changes and even the chance of a car accident which may result in the need of a lawyer.
With the increase of technology, people are often seen distracted while driving. Speed limits are often seen as guidelines rather than set rules and yield signs are sometimes seen as just a precaution. With the increase of negligence on driving, the likelihood of car accidents increase. These are the top leading causes of car accidents leading to death in Utah from 2012-2016.