Now that we've presented some facts about car accidents, New Jersey residents will likely agree that car crashes are costly in many ways. There's no doubt that damaged vehicles cause inconvenience and expenses one would rather avoid. But a real concern after a serious car wreck is the physical harm a victim experiences. Sometimes, it's no less difficult to deal with the emotions that come along with injury recovery.
Car and other motor vehicle wrecks happen at any time of year. But in the winter, folks are particularly susceptible to them with snowy roads, black ice, poorer visibility and other factors relating to the cold weather. The New Jersey Department of Transportation records show that there were 12,626 crashes in Burlington County in 2013. That's a lot of accidents. Across the state for that year, 4,267 collisions are attributable to snowy or icy road conditions.
Information released by the New Jersey Department of Transportation regarding injury crash statistics offers some positive outlook for drivers in Burlington County. Injury crash statistics refer to motor vehicle accidents that involve some type of injury.