Accession Number PB2012-114683
Title Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes as a Leading Cause of Death in the United States, 2008 and 2009.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 4p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract For the first time since 1981 (when data was first available), motor vehicle traffic crashes were not among the top 10 causes of death in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes were the 11th leading cause of death in 2009. In 2008, motor vehicle traffic crashes were the 9th leading cause of death overall. Fatalities in motor vehicle crashes have declined by about 25 percent since 2005, influenced largely by a significant drop in crashes and fatalities involving the younger population.
Keywords Accident causes
Accident statistics
Drivers
Fatalities
Injuries
Motor vehicle accidents
Occupants
Statistical data
Traffic safety
United States

 
Source Agency Highway Traffic Safety
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC. National Center for Statistics and Analysis.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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