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2011 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Births/Deaths,Headlines,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811701.pdf

32,367 people were killed in U.S. motor vehicle traffic accidents in 2011, the lowest number since 1949.  Also provides fatality rate and injury rate trends over the years and such characteristics as crash type, crash location, use of seat belts, and involvement of alcohol.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration