1999 FLORIDA TRAFFIC CRASH FACTS

This report contains data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles crash database, compiled from traffic crash reports completed by state and local law enforcement agencies. Highlights of the report, which covers 1999, are as follows: there were 9,638 fewer traffic injuries and 2,301 fewer crashes compared to 1998; 32% of traffic fatalities and 9% of traffic crashes were alcohol-related; 64% of drivers using safety belts avoided injury; 78% of children under 4 years of age avoided injuries by being properly restrained; 73% of children 4-5 years of age avoided injury by being properly restrained; 17.2% of all traffic fatalities were pedestrians; 4.0% of all traffic fatalities were bicycle drivers; and 5.3% of all traffic fatalities were motorcycle drivers. The tables in this report are used to assist in understanding problems and creating solutions that will ultimately aid in reducing deaths and injuries from motor vehicle crashes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

    2900 Apalachee Parkway, Neil Kirkman Building
    Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0500
  • Publication Date: 2000-5

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00797044
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-043 065
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 28 2000 12:00AM