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Accession Number PB2013-107994
Title North Dakota Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Highway Safety Plan.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 63p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract In 2011, 148 people died on North Dakota roads. This is more fatalities than the state has experienced since 1982. North Dakota has been ranked consistently as one of the safest states in the nation and strives to maintain this distinction through effective traffic safety programs. The number of motor vehicle fatalities each year in North Dakota has dropped from a high of 227 in 1971 to 148 in 2011. The fatality rate has reflected a decrease from 5.73 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles of travel (VMT) in 1971 to 1.61 deaths per 100 million VMT in 2011. Historically (dating back to 1979), North Dakotas motor vehicle fatality rate had been consistently lower than the national fatality rate. But, twenty years later, in 1999, the states fatality rate crept beyond the national rate and again in recent years (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011).
Keywords Fatalities
Highway safety
Highway Safety Plan(HSP)
North Dakota
Traffic accident
Transportation planning

Source Agency National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
Corporate Author North Dakota Dept. of Transportation, Bismarck.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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