Methodology on Identifying Fatal Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes That Occurred on Native American Reservations In the United States

This research note presents a new methodology to identify motor vehicle crashes on Native American reservations by using the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) special jurisdiction element and the derived Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) element from the geospatial software. In 2016 there were 380 motor vehicle fatalities that occurred on Native American reservations based on this new methodology, as compared to 298 fatalities reported in FARS and 321 fatalities identified from BIA.


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  • Accession Number: 01662835
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 475
  • Created Date: Mar 15 2018 12:12PM