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Every year there are over 10,000 yearly deaths in California, mostly from motor vehicle accidents. There are more unintentional deaths from accidents in California than in any other state.  Nonetheless, the good news is that the number of unintentional deaths is decreasing by about 1.5 % per year since 2006.

Out of the approximately 10,000 deaths per year in California, some 329 in 2012 were fatalities suffered at work.  129 of these 329 Fatalities were caused by motor vehicle crashes involving other vehicles.

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney and this is a continuing series about statistics in auto, motorcycle and trucking accidents.

Clients have often asked me the most dangerous day of the week to be driving.  In 2012, most fatalities happened on Saturdays (18 percent), while Sundays ( 16 percent) and Fridays (15 percent) were close behind. The morning rush hours were the most dangerous time of day, followed by the evening rush hours.