On average, 20 percent of fleet vehicles are involved in accidents each year. Although this percentage has remained steady from 2005-2007, the cost of repairing these vehicles is rising.
Accident Management Costs Hold Steady
The average fleet claim severity for 2006 was $1,869.87, an increase of $48.81 over 2004. Also experiencing a slight increase in 2006 was the percent of accidents deemed preventable.