Even on dull days, the shadows cast by a highway over-bridge is an excellent marker with which to check that your following distance is adequate.

Photograph copyright 2012 - All rights reserved

 

ROAD SAFETY STATISTICS

  

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How Good or Bad is Your County?

To find out how your county compares to all other US counties, use this link to get to a map of America, then click on your state and, on the new map that appears, click on your county. This will also enable you to view local maps to see precisely where fatal crashes have occurred in your area. Start here.

 

 

The USA Compared to Other Developed Nations

As at October 2010, the most important statistics we have recently seen are the "Road Deaths 'Per 100,000 Inhabitants' and 'Per Billion Vehicle-Kilometres Travelled'" (IRTAD), together with "Road Safety Development", which shows how individual countries are progressing in the fight to cut overall numbers of road deaths.

 

 

Young Drivers (by State)

Fatal crashes involving or caused by young drivers are a continual concern. See the fatality statistics in this category (by state), for the year 2008, here.

Two roadside memorials (different crashes) on one curve, Illinois

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