Tag: Crash Stats

  • August 4th, 2020

It is Week 21 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 80% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking advantage […]

  • July 21st, 2020

It is Week 19 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]

  • July 14th, 2020

It is Week 18 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]

  • July 7th, 2020

It is Week 17 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]

  • June 30th, 2020

It is Week 16 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are […]

  • June 23rd, 2020

It is Week 15 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes, but are now showing slight increases. View Graph This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that […]

  • June 16th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 14 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes, but are now […]

  • June 9th, 2020

In 2018 there were 6,907 people 65 and older killed in traffic crashes in the United States, 19 percent of all traffic fatalities. Between 2017 and 2018 there was a 1-percent increase in the number of 65 and older killed in traffic crashes.  For the purpose of this fact sheet “older” drivers, occupants and nonoccupants […]

  • June 9th, 2020

The Speeding Traffic Safety Fact Sheet summarizes speeding-related crashes in 2018.  Among the key findings: There were 36,560 traffic fatalities in 2018; among them, 9,378 (26%) were in crashes involving at least one speeding driver. Speeding-related fatalities in 2018 decreased by 6 percent from 2017, from 9,947 to 9,378. In 2018, some 30 percent of […]

  • June 9th, 2020

This Traffic Safety Facts report briefly summarizes findings on pedalcyclist fatalities in 2018.  There were 857 pedalcyclist deaths in 2018, about 2.3 percent of all traffic fatalities during the year. 79 percent of pedalcyclists died in crashes in urban areas. Over the 10-year period 2009 to 2018, the average age of pedalcyclists killed in motor […]