This rural/urban comparison provides: an overview time of day speeding alcohol restraint use rollover crashes driver characteristics nonoccupants fatalities by ... [ Read More » ]
Impaired driving is a risky behavior that causes many injuries and fatalities every year. The most common example of impairment is being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This impairment can cause a driver to have slower reaction time, diminished vision, reduced coordination, and impaired judgement. Impaired driving is slightly higher in rural areas and also has a higher rate of fatalities than in urban areas.
This section provides effective methods to help prevent fatalities and injuries from impaired driving.
The Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths website features one of their county Safe Ride Programs. The Isanti County “SafeCab” program, which hwas started in 2003, i ... [ Read More » ]
“Drugged driving has been increasingly recognized as a priority in the past decade. Growing discussions among Federal government agencies regarding public ... [ Read More » ]
NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis has been producing annual estimates of lives saved since 1975. This fact sheet contains finding for 2015 b ... [ Read More » ]
This Research Note provides a brief overview of the 2015 fatal crash picture using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Ana ... [ Read More » ]
“The purpose of this study was to quantify the prevalence of marijuana involvement in fatal crashes in the state of Washington in years 2010 – 2014 and ... [ Read More » ]
“This report presents the methods for the AAA Foundation’s eighth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index (a nationally representative survey, to begin to a ... [ Read More » ]
This website is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s communication resource for States, partner organizations, and highway safety profess ... [ Read More » ]
In this fact sheet, the 2013 rural and urban information is presented in the following order: Overview Time of Day Speeding Alcohol Restraint Use Rollover Cras ... [ Read More » ]
This document describes the types of risky driving behaviors evident in rural areas and presents a summary of strategies that can be used to address these behav ... [ Read More » ]
“This national report summarizes findings from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) on trends in the behavioral health of people aged 1 ... [ Read More » ]
This fact sheet contains a rural/urban comparison of statistics on motor vehicle fatal crashes based on data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). ... [ Read More » ]
Motor vehicle crashes affect all Americans. Each year, traffic crashes kill nearly 40,000 people and injure another four million severely enough to require emer ... [ Read More » ]