Auto Accident Statistics

The given data is a list of auto accidents in the U.S by year.

  • In 2000, the total number of people who died in a car accident is 41,945 while distance traveled is 2,747 billion miles.
  • In 2001, the total number of people who died in a car accident is 42,196 while distance traveled is 2797 billion miles.
  • In 2002, the total number of people who died in a car accident is 43,005 while distance traveled is 2,856 billion miles.
  • In 2005, the total number of people who died in a car accident is 43,510 while distance traveled is 2989 billion miles.
  • In 2008, the total number of people who died in a car accident is 37,423 while distance traveled is 2,977 billion miles.
  • In 2010, the total number of auto accidents was 5,419,000, which almost killed 32,999 people and injured approx. 2,239,000 people.
  • In 2011, the total number of auto accidents decreased to 32,479. It was the lowest record in the last 62 years history.
  • In 2012, the number of accidents took place were 30,800 in which a total number of 92 people were killed.
  • The decrease in deaths was 14.97% in the years from 1979 to 2005.
  • Till now, if we collect all the data and get to obtain a final statistics of people killed, crashes and people injured are more than the population. However, the number of people killed in accidents is 3,551,332 till 2012.

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The states in the U.S. which have the most auto accidents:

  • Mississippi is the one with highest number of accidents. It causes almost 1000 deaths per year.
  • Montana is the second one; the accidents are so fatal that it costs $2million medical expenses. It includes 225 deaths a year.
  • Alabama is the third, one worst road danger with high work loss and life loss.
  • Wyoming is the fourth, the accidents here are not much fatal but it also crosses a hundreds.
  • Arkansas is the fifth, here the accidents of a year results in a total loss of $617million.
  • South Carolina has one of the highest death rises to 944 per year.
  • Louisiana, here out of every 100,000 accidents, there are 20 people who die.
  • West Virginia, it has the lowest medical costs than any other states, it’s around $2.9million.
  • Oklahoma, the accidents are minor due to traffic but the life taken by these are 700 per year.
  • Kentucky, it stands last, at least safe from losing life or sticking with a lifetime medical expenses but not so far, it has 784 death tolls a year and a total bill of $800 million of medical expenses.

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However, another analysis shows that the most awkward drive is in the roads of Honolulu. Drivers wasted almost 58 hours of their life living in this great city.

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