Highway Safety Plan: Federal Fiscal Year 2012

In 2010, 105 people died on North Dakota roads. This is fewer fatalities than 2009, when the state experienced 140 fatalities--the most motor vehicle crash fatalities in the state since 1982. North Dakota has been ranked consistently as one of the safest states in the nation and strives to maintain this distinction through effective traffic safety programs. The number of motor vehicle fatalities each year in North Dakota has dropped from a high of 227 in 1971 to 105 in 2010. The fatality rate has reflected a decrease from 5.73 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles of travel (VMT) in 1971 to 1.26 deaths per 100 million VMT in 2010. Historically (dating back to 1979), North Dakota's motor vehicle fatality rate had been consistently lower than the national fatality rate. But, twenty years later, in 1999, the state's fatality rate crept beyond the national rate and again in recent years (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010). This document includes a review of the states performance plan, measures, and goals in implementing and administering their highway safety plan.


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  • Accession Number: 01444849
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Created Date: Aug 31 2012 2:28PM