Does it seem to you there are more car crashes resulting fatalities then ever before?


nevada 2011 accidentsIn Nevada, were there more drinking related fatalities or more speeding related fatalities during 2011?

A statistical projection of traffic fatalities in 2011 shows that an estimated 32,310 people in the U.S. died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. This represents a decline of about 1.7 percent as compared to the 32,885 fatalities that occurred in 2010. If these projections are realized, fatalities will be lowest on record (since 1949).

The NCSA Data Resource Website provides information on traffic accidents for the entire United States which can be broken down by state. Isn’t it amazing what the Library has to offer?

 

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