Ask any highway patrol officer and you’ll be told that accidents like this are commonplace. 17 percent were passengers, 16 percent were pedestrians, and 14 percent were motorcyclists. Maintaining an appropriate and careful speed, as well as a generous distance between you and the car in front of you, can go a long way toward preventing an RV crash.
RV Accidents In 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that 75,000 people sustained injuries due to an RV accident. (Statista) #3. Tips From a Professional Motor Coach Operator and Safety Training Manager RV Crash Analysis - Safety Statistics 1) Seat belt usage 2) Structural Integrity of the Vehicles 3) Seating position 4) Alcohol 5) Vehicle Ages 6) Brakes 7) Fires/Explosions (Propane et al.)
Trailer Sway Statistics If you Google “trailer sway accident statistics,” you’ll discover something shocking–they don’t exist.If such statistics did exist, Hensley Mfg. The video below clearly demonstrates how and why this happens. Recreational vehicle accidents occur more often than you think. More than 23,000 businesses are currently involved with the industry, providing almost 45,000 direct employment opportunities and nearly $3 billion in Although RVs are large and might keep drivers and passengers safe, it could also be the cause of an accident. It will have a large number of issues arise in this case. Unfortunately, RV accident can cause serious injuries and damages because of the RV’s size and weight. Re: RV Crash Analysis - Safety Statistics « Reply #22 on: January 09, 2009, 09:29:46 AM » The RVIA estimates that a typical RV (all types, not just motorhomes) travels about 6000 miles/year, but I suspect that is somebody's conjecture. 18 People aged 21 to 24 had the highest fatality rate per 100,000 population. When we are looking to buy and use a motorhome, we have a tendency to visualize our future lifestyle being at an off road location.