200620072008
Fatalities429434363
Serious Injuries4,5794,1823,747
Total Crashes149,860144,510136,384

 

Traffic Crash Victims200620072008
Occupants   

Drivers

233217177

Passengers

767555

Motorcyclists

506242
Non-Motorists   

Pedestrians

616675

Pedalcyclists

61110

Other/Unknown

434

 

Other Relevant Statistics200620072008
Vehicle Miles Traveled
(100 million)
551.36550.71545.05
Resident Population
(100 Thousand)
64.3764.5064.98
Licensed Drivers
(100 Thousand)
47.1146.9946.74

 

Fatality Rates200620072008
Fatalities per 100 Million
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT)
0.780.790.67
Fatalities per 100,00 Population6.666.735.59
Fatalities per 100,000 Licensed
Drivers
9.119.247.77

 

Sources:

  • Fatality data compiled from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)
  • Injury data compiled from data obtained from the Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • "Other Relevant Statistics" reported by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2006 Traffic Safety Facts Annual Report and 2007 Preliminary Annual Report
  • NA = Not Available at this time
  • National Center for Statistics and Analysis website