Tag: Crash Stats

  • May 15th, 2020

There are more fatal crashes during the days surrounding Independence Day than the rest of the year, according to an analysis of state traffic records by researchers at The University of Alabama. A study by the Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) at UA showed that during the past five years (2015-2019), the five days […]

  • May 14th, 2020

In 2019, seat belt use in the United States ranged from 70.7 percent in New Hampshire to 97.1 percent in Hawaii. Twenty-six States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands achieved seat belt use rates of 90 percent or higher. These results are from probability-based observational surveys conducted by the 50 States, the […]

  • May 8th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 9 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • May 1st, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 8 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • April 24th, 2020

Bad assumptions make data from Weeks 1-14 insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  It is Week 7 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still on the decline in Alabama. Crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes […]

  • April 21st, 2020

Bad assumptions make data insufficient. Please see accurate data from Week 15 forward.  In Alabama, total crashes have declined to less than 40% of their pre-COVID levels, INCLUDING speed-involved and fatal crashes. View Graph This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking advantage of fewer vehicles on the road, […]