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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

 

Passenger Travel Facts and Figures 2015

Categories: Environment,Recreation/Travel,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/PTFF%20August_2015.pdf

Calls itself a snapshot of the characteristics and trends of personal travel in the United States, the network through which passenger travel takes place, and related economic, safety, and environmental aspects of passenger travel. From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

State Alcohol-Impaired-Driving Estimates

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812188.pdf

Contains estimates of driver alcohol involvement in fatal traffic accidents for the U.S. and for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2013

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

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/TSAR_2013.pdf

Presents key transportation indicators along with an overview of the U.S. transportation system.  Covers passenger travel, freight movement, safety and accidents, energy use, and environmental impacts.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Driving Among High School Students, United States, 2013

Categories: Education,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6412a1.htm

Examines the decline in numbers of teen drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents in the period 2004-2013 and the possible reasons for the decline.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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