• April 3rd, 2017

NHTSA: In 2015, there were 32,166 fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes resulting in 35,092 fatalities. Of these 32,166 fatal traffic crashes, there were 15,293 (48%) that occurred in rural areas, 14,414 (45%) that occurred in urban areas, and 2,459 (8%) that occurred in unknown areas (not enough information to determine if the crashes were inside the rural or urban boundaries).