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Definition of Motor vehicle accident

Motor vehicle accident Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
An unstabilized situation that includes at least one harmful event (injury or property damage) involving a motor vehicle in transport (in motion, in readiness for motion or on a roadway, but not parked in a designated parking area) that does not result from discharge of a firearm or explosive device and does not directly result from a cataclysm. (NSC1)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Motor vehicle accident Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A traffic collision, also known as a traffic accident, motor vehicle collision, motor vehicle accident, car accident, automobile accident, road traffic collision, road traffic accident, wreck (USA), car crash, or car smash (Australian) occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole. Traffic collisions may result in injury, death, vehicle damage, and property damage.

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