Car accidents happen in Idaho for a variety of reasons. From reckless drivers to distracted driving, a car crash can in the blink of an eye. Indeed, each year there are over 6 million car accidents in the United States. While Idaho sees a fraction of these collisions, suffering an injury due to a car crash is a real threat to motorists in the Gem state. The Advocates have compiled the above statistics to help inform drivers and passengers throughout Idaho in order to help improve roadway safety. The best practices a motorist can use to stay safe while driving on Idaho’s roads is to remember to drive defensively, never drink and drive, and to buckle your seatbelt the moment you get into your car. Stay safe out there, Idaho.