Common crashes and how to avoid them
In NSW there are 5 main types of crashes resulting in injury or death. Many could be prevented by practising safe driving.
How to avoid common crashes
Almost 80% of all NSW casualty crashes (where a person is killed or injured) fall into 5 crash types.
These crashes are also the most common crash types for provisional drivers. They can be avoided if you follow the road rules and:
- manage your speed and fatigue
- keep a safe stopping distance
- take extra care at intersections and when overtaking.