Icy Road Safety.com - Prepare for Weather's Most Underrated Hazard

Icy roads are the #1 weather-related danger in the USA.

1,836
Deaths Annually
136,309
Injuries Annually
536,731
Crashes Annually

Accidents on icy roads are responsible for an average of 1,836 deaths and 136,309 injuries per year, more than 3.6 times the toll from all other severe weather hazards COMBINED (tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, floods, heat, high winds), as well as many millions in property damage and economic impacts. See the statistics! Icy roads are a threat to life and property that just about everyone will face each winter. The goal of this site is to increase public awareness of the road ice hazard while educating drivers on how to avoid accidents.

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BLOG: Analysis of the Fort Worth, Texas pileup: its cause, contributing factors and how to prevent future ones

Fort Worth Pileup analysis

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX - At about 6am on Thursday, February 11, 2021, a pileup involving 133 vehicles occurred on Interstate 35 West just north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. 6 people lost their lives and at least 60 were injured, with 36 requiring transport to a hospital. This article will examine the cause of this tragedy and offer a potential solution to prevent similar incidents in the future. Read more . . .

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1,836
Average annual
deaths in the US
from icy roads

136,309
Average annual
injuries in the US
from icy roads

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