Traffic Safety Facts 2017 Data: Speeding

NHTSA considers a crash to be speeding-related if any driver in the crash was charged with a speeding-related offense or if a police officer indicated that racing, driving too fast for conditions, or exceeding the posted speed limit was a contributing factor in the crash. In this fact sheet, information on 2017 speeding-related fatal crashes is presented in the following order. Overview; Driver Characteristics; Alcohol; Restraint Use; Environmental Characteristics; Speeding by State. This fact sheet contains information on fatal motor vehicle crashes and fatalities, based on data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). Refer to the end of this publication for more information on FARS.


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  • Accession Number: 01706250
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 687
  • Created Date: May 21 2019 8:43AM