Traffic safety programs have helped to reduce fatalities per 100,000 population, including motorcyclist fatalities. Healthy People 2020 target is to reduce pedestrian deaths on public roads ≤ 1.3 deaths.
To be included in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a crash must involve a motor vehicle traveling on a trafficway and must result in the death of at least one person (occupant of a vehicle or a non- occupant) within 30 days of the crash.
 Crash involved at least one driver or motorcycle rider with a BAC of .08 or above
 Crash involved only one vehicle in transport
 Crash involved at least one large truck
 Crash involved at least one vehicle speeding
 Crash involved at least one vehicle that rolled over
 Crash involved at least one vehicle that departed the roadway (FHWA definition)
 Crash occurred within an intersection/approach to an intersection