Traffic Safety Facts 2018 Data: Summary of Motor Vehicle Crashes

In 2018 there were an estimated 6,734,000 police-reported traffic crashes in which 36,560 people were killed and an estimated 2,710,000 people were injured. In 2018 there were 10,511 people killed in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes, an average of one alcohol-impaired-driving fatality every 50 minutes. In this fact sheet for 2018 the information is presented as follows: trends from 2009 to 2018; economic cost for all traffic; crashes; behavior; alcohol-impaired driving; occupant protection; speeding; crash location; bicyclists and other cyclists; children; older population; pedestrians; young drivers; and vehicles.


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  • Accession Number: 01761769
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  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 961
  • Created Date: Dec 14 2020 1:13PM