JUST RELEASED: Research Notes, Crash*Stats & Reports
- Seat Belt Use in 2016 -- Overall Results (HS-812-351), Seat belt use in 2016 reached 90.1 percent, up from 88.5 percent in 2015; this was a statistically significant increase at the 0.05 level.
- Comparison of 2013 VMT Fatality Rates in U.S. States and in High-Income Countries, Traffic fatality rates per 100 million VMT in 2013 are estimated for the 44 U.S. States and the 43 high-income comparison countries with populations of 1,000,000 or more.
- 2015 Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview,
- Seat Belt Use in 2015 -- Overall Results,
- Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities for the First Half (Jan-Jun) of 2016,
- The 2015 National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS),
- Driver Electronic Device Use in 2015,
- NCSA Research Note “Motorcycle Helmet Use in 2015 -- Overall Results” (DOT HS 812 275), Use of DOT-compliant motorcycle helmets1 was 60.7* percent in 2015, statistically unchanged from 64.3 per¬cent in 2014. This result is from the National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), the only survey that provides nationwide probability-based observed data on motorcycle helmet use in the United States. The NOPUS is conducted by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- Traffic Safety Fact Sheet “Large Trucks” (DOT HS 812 279), A large truck as defined in this fact sheet is any medium or heavy truck, excluding buses and motor homes, with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds. In 2014, 85 percent of the large trucks involved in fatal traffic crashes were heavy large trucks (GVWR > 26,000 lbs.). In 2014 there were 3,903 people killed and an estimated 111,000 people injured in crashes involving large trucks. In the United States, an estimated 438,000 large trucks were involved in police-reported traffic crashes during 2014.
- Traffic Safety Fact Sheet “Young Drivers” (DOT HS 812 278), For the purposes of this fact sheet, the term young driver refers to a person 15 to 20 years old operating a motor vehicle involved in a crash. In 2014, there were 1,717 young drivers 15 to 20 years old who died in motor vehicle crashes, an increase of 1 percent from 1,697 in 2013. Additionally, an estimated 170,000 young drivers were injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2014, a decrease of 4 percent from 177,000 in 2013.
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