Due to the low amount of experience driving Americans frequently go into accidents. Americans did not have modern day access to driving techniques and lessons. There were also very few traffic laws restricting what could be done on the road way. These cars often resulted in injuries or fatalities despite low speeds because of the lack of safety features such as seat belts and airbags.
Decreased Family Unity
When the automobile was first used in America it promoted a sense of freedom and liberty to the individual. It gave many people the ability to escape the household and into the social world. As the automobile increased in popularity people began to engage more in socail events and family outings became increasingly rare. Family unity was constantly decreasing while socail lives thrived and women escaped the household chores.
As automobile bevame popular air quality began to decrease, especially in cities. The primitive cars of the 1920s were not nearly as effecient as our modern cars and the manufacturers did not take emissions into account when building their automobiles. Thick automobile emissions quickly became a problem in major cities in the 1920s