Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among Americans 1-34 years old. Fatal crashes occur more often during some times of the day, week, and year than at other times. They involve some age groups more than others. They involve males more often than females. This edition of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Facts highlights such comparisons, based on analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatal Accident Reporting System. Included in this packet are Facts Sheets covering the following: General Facts; Alcohol; Bicycles; Children; Elderly; Motorcycles; Passenger Vehicles - Occupant Deaths; Pedestrians; Roadside Hazards; State by State - Number and Type of Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths; Teenagers; Tractor-Trailers; Vehicle Size; Child Restraint Laws; DUI/DWI Laws; Helmet Use Laws; Safety Belt Laws; and Young Driver Laws.

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00623539
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-041 269
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1992 12:00AM