Traffic Safety Facts 2016 Data: 2016 State Traffic Data

In 2016 there were 37,461 fatalities in the United States (50 States and the District of Columbia, excluding Puerto Rico), an increase of 6 percent from 2015 (35,485). New Mexico, Alaska, and Hawaii had the greatest fatality increases from 2015 to 2016 at 35 percent, 29 percent, and 29 percent, respectively, while Wyoming and Montana had the greatest decreases at 23 percent and 15 percent, respectively. This fact sheet includes fatalities and percent change by State 1975-2016 and the following 2016 data by State: fatalities involving alcohol or speeding, motorcyclist fatalities and helmet use, passenger vehicle occupant fatalities and restraint use, and vehicles involved in fatal crashes by person type. A final section contains restraint use and motorcycle helmet use laws.


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  • Accession Number: 01677457
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  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 581
  • Created Date: Jul 30 2018 12:51PM