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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, whiplash injuries, due to front end or rear crashes cost more the 7 billion US dollars a year.
About 75% of bicycle crashes are fatal. The 15% just have minor injuries. And the other 10% have major injuries.
Motorbike crashes are very common especially on highways in the greater Toronto area. A lot of things can be factors in these crashes - the number one reason for these crashes is alcohol usage and speeding.
AnswerActually, the AAA (American Automobile Association) recently released a report showing the total cost per year to be $164.2 billion, or just over $1,000 per person. They compared this to a Texas study that found the cost of congestion on highways was $67.6 billion. They did their study to raise awareness of the cost of accidents, which few people complain about, compared to congestion, which many people complain about.
there are about 1 billion CAR CRASHES in a year :)
Alcohol related crashes cost society approximately 114 billion dollars annually.