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Passenger Travel Facts and Figures 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Environment,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/PTFF%202016_full.pdf

Covers characteristics and trends of personal travel in the U.S., the network over which such travel takes place, and related economic, safety, and environmental aspects of passenger travel.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

2015 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview

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

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812318

There was a 7.2% increase in traffic accident deaths in 2015, the largest percentage increase in nearly 50 years.  The report provides details by type of vehicle involved, crash types, seat belt use, alcohol involvement, distraction, and time of day,  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

2016 Pocket Guide to Transportation

Categories: Energy,Environment,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/Pocket%20Guide%202016.pdf

A collection of statistics on the U.S. transportation system with major trends.  Covers freight, passenger, environment, safety, and efficiency topics.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities n 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812269

Preliminary estimates indicate that 35,200 people died in U.S. traffic accidents in 2015, an increase of about 7.7% compared to 2014.  Provides figures for traffic fatalities from 2005 through 2015.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Transportation in the United States: Highlights from 2015 2015 Transportation Statistics Annual Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Energy,Environment,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/TITUS_2015.pdf

Presents a 30 page summary of the complete 2015 annual report.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Energy,Environment,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/TSAR_2015_final_0.pdf

Annual statistical report on the U.S. transportation system, the system’s performance, economic contributions, safety issues, and its effect on the environment.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/leoka/2014

96 law enforcement officers were killed on duty in 2014, 45 in accidents and 51 as a result of felonious acts. The report includes details about circumstances of the incidents, weapons used, officer and offender profiles, and more. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Driver Electronic Device Use in 2014

Categories: Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812197.pdf

Provides statistics on the prevalence of drivers’ use of handheld electronic devices and text messaging.   Also covers cell phone use. From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

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