TIL in a four year span, road debris caused more than 200,000 car crashes, resulting in approximately 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths in the US.

Read more: https://newsroom.aaa.com/2016/08/american-drivers-arent-securing-loads-road/

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  1. > The most common types of vehicle debris are:

    > Parts becoming detached from a vehicle (tires, wheels, etc.) and falling onto the roadway

    > Unsecured cargo like furniture, appliances and other items falling onto the roadway

    > Tow trailers becoming separated and hitting another vehicle or landing on the roadway

    There was a whole ass couch on the middle lane of the highway this morning and I didn’t see it until the last second because the truck in front of me didn’t slow down, he just waited until the last second to quickly change lanes. Scariest moment I’ve ever had on a highway.

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