Tag: Demographics

  • October 12th, 2012

Motor-vehicle deaths in February of 2012 totaled 5,280. This figure is up 14% from the corresponding 2-month period in 2011. The February figure for 2012 was up 13% from the 2010 figure. The February total for 2011 was 4,640, a less than 0.5% decrease from 2010. The 2010 figure was 13% lower than 2009. The […]

  • April 12th, 2012

Guangqing Chi, Timothy E. McClure, & David B. Brown Objective: The price of gasoline has been found to be negatively associated with traffic crashes in a limited number of studies. However, most of the studies have focused either on fatal crashes only or on all crashes but measured over a very short time period. In […]

  • November 12th, 2011

Larry Copeland, USA Today The emotional toll for Americans who lose a friend or loved one in a motor vehicle crash has a steep financial counterpart — an average $6 million per fatal accident, according to auto club AAA. In a new report comparing the cost to the nation of motor vehicle crashes with that […]

  • February 12th, 2011

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), a part of DOT’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), presents State Transportation Statistics 2010, a statistical profile of transportation in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This is the eighth annual edition of the State Transportation Statistics, and a companion document to the National Transportation Statistics […]