Traffic safety accident rates*

Updated 3/30/18 – *Note that this measure is also a physical determinant of health

Traffic safety programs have helped to reduce fatalities per 100,000 population, including motorcyclist fatalities.


  • Boating and airline crashes are not included in County Health Rankings;  ranking data before 2015 may not becomparable due to fatality code data included

  • County Health Ranking year data are lagged 3 years, using 6-year averages
  • 2020 Healthy People target is to reduce pedestrian deaths on public roads ≤ 1.3 deaths


National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System;

County Health Rankings

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