• April 8th, 2016

NHTSA considers a crash to be speeding-related if the driver was charged with a speeding-related
offense or if a police officer indicated that racing, driving too fast for conditions, or exceeding the
posted speed limit was a contributing factor in the crash. In this fact sheet the 2014 information on
speeding-related data in fatal crashes is presented in the following order:

  •  Overview
  •  Driver Characteristics
  •  Alcohol
  •  Restraint Use
  •  Environmental Characteristics
  •  Speeding-Related Fatalities by State