Traffic Safety Facts 2017 Data: Summary of Motor Vehicle Crashes

Motor vehicle travel is a major means of transportation in the United States, providing an unparalleled degree of mobility. Yet for all its advantages, motor vehicle crashes were a leading cause of death for children in 2017. This fact sheet contains information on fatal motor vehicle crashes and fatalities based on data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). Refer to page 4 for more information on FARS. Injury estimates are based on data obtained from a nationally representative sample of police-reported crashes.


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  • Accession Number: 01720883
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 794
  • Created Date: Oct 29 2019 9:32AM