March Traffic Deaths Up 7 Percent

In March 2006, motor vehicle traffic deaths rose 7 percent as compared to March 2005, going from 3,460 to 3,600. Disabling injuries rose 4 percent from the previous year, while the cost of motor vehicle collisions through March 2006 rose 4 percent from 2005, to a total of close to $53.4 billion. The estimated annual mileage death rate remained at 1.6 deaths per 100 million miles of vehicle travel, the same as for 2005. Statistics on a statewide basis are also given.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p 3
  • Serial:
    • Traffic Safety
    • Volume: 06
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: National Safety Council
    • ISSN: 0041-0721

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01042875
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 8 2007 7:00PM