Tag: Crash Facts

  • June 9th, 2020

For this fact sheet, rural and urban boundaries are determined by the State highway departments and approved by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The State highway departments use the boundaries decided by the Census Bureau. This fact sheet contains information on fatal motor vehicle crashes and fatalities, based on data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting […]

  • November 22nd, 2019

Safety is paramount in the work we do at the Alabama Department of Transportation. It begins with our pre-construction process, where we plan and design the safest roads and bridges possible. Whether it’s planning for new construction, replacing functionally obsolete or structurally deficient bridges, or widening shoulders scored with rumble strips on rural resurfacing projects, […]

  • January 11th, 2018

The National Safety Council helps you estimate the cost of fatal and nonfatal unintentional injuries at home, at work and in public, as well as the cost of motor vehicle injuries.

  • January 5th, 2016

LANDLINEMAG: Traffic deaths increased in many states last year, according to preliminary traffic fatality data for 2015. More than 850 people were killed on Missouri roads in 2015, an 11.4 percent increase from the previous year, according to a Missouri Department of Transportation news release. Last year’s traffic fatalities were the most since 2009. Nearly […]

  • January 1st, 2016

The Alabama Crash Facts Book (CFB) is an annual publication produced in part by CAPS that provides a wide breadth of traffic safety statistics for a variety of constituencies. While most of the users of the CFB are traffic safety personnel, this publication is also intended to serve as a public information conduit.

  • December 11th, 2015

CDC: Over 30,000 people are killed in motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States. In 2013, crash deaths resulted in $44 billion in medical and work loss costs in addition to the immeasurable burden on the victims’ families and friends. The fact sheets below highlight the cost of deaths from motor vehicle crashes […]

  • January 1st, 2015

The Alabama Crash Facts Book (CFB) is an annual publication produced in part by CAPS that provides a wide breadth of traffic safety statistics for a variety of constituencies. While most of the users of the CFB are traffic safety personnel, this publication is also intended to serve as a public information conduit.

  • May 15th, 2014

There are a number of inconsistencies between the data collected within eCrash and that obtained from the paper forms. The deployment of eCrash was on June 1, 2009 for all DPS and some city agencies. Additional cities were added througout the remainder of 2009 and 2010. The purpose of this article is to address these […]

  • January 1st, 2014

The Alabama Crash Facts Book (CFB) is an annual publication produced in part by CAPS that provides a wide breadth of traffic safety statistics for a variety of constituencies. While most of the users of the CFB are traffic safety personnel, this publication is also intended to serve as a public information conduit.

  • January 1st, 2013

The Alabama Crash Facts Book (CFB) is an annual publication produced in part by CAPS that provides a wide breadth of traffic safety statistics for a variety of constituencies. While most of the users of the CFB are traffic safety personnel, this publication is also intended to serve as a public information conduit.