Fact Sheets for Day 1 of NETS Drive Safely Work Week 2016 Fortunately, these kinds of crashes are rare—which is why they make headlines. Although sometimes there is little a driver can do to prevent a crash, the truth is most motor vehicle crashes are not random or unavoidable events. In fact, 94% of crashes are a result of things drivers do or don’t do behind the wheel!1 Meaning that nearly all crashes are preventable.