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About 85 percent of Americans use a car to get to work
every day and every American relies on vehicles for the
transportation of goods. Road safety is something that touches
us all, but what aspects of road safety do drivers really care
about? Does interest for various road safety topics vary by
state? Patterson Law Group conducted a study to learn just
The firm put together a map of what each state Googles
more than any other state with regards to road safety. To find
the results, the firm initially compiled over 100 road safety
and road behavior topics. The topics were then run through
Google Trends to see which states searched for the topics
the most. Some of the results were expected, but others were
surprising and somewhat alarming.
In Minnesota, the most-searched topic was road construction.
In Missouri, the top was bad roads. In Nebraska, the most-searched topic was railroad crossings, while North Carolina’s
top search was flooded roads. Finally, in Vermont the hot topic
The firm emphasized that just because residents of particular
states aren't searching for certain topics with the same volume
doesn't mean a topic isn't important for that particular state.
Most topics (with the exception of a few) revolve around issues
that exist in every state.
"This study was meant to be fun and thought-provoking, but
there is also a very serious undertone. We hope this study
ignites more national conversations on various road habits
and policies," remarked Managing Partner, Travis Patterson.
"A majority of vehicle collisions that occur each year are
preventable and it's important we keep prevention top of mind
to continue to improve road safety for everyone."
For more information, visit https://pattersonpersonalinjury.com/
New Study Reveals Data on Road Safety