Defensive Driving Answers ➜ Percentage of Traffic, Alcohol Related Fatalities Statistics

About ________ percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. are speed related.

Speeding Related Fatalities has taken approximately one-third part of all motor vehicle fatalities in the U.S.
Total Fatalities, Speeding-Related Fatalities, and Percent Speeding in Fatal Crashes, 2000-2017
Fatalities by Speeding Involvement, 2000-2017.
 
Year
Total Fatalities
Speeding-Related Fatalities Percent Speeding
2000
41,945
12,552
30
2001
42,196
12,924
31
2002
43,005
13,799
32
2003
42,884
13,499
31
2004
42,836
13,291
31
2005
43,510
13,583
31
2006
42,708
13,609
32
2007
41,259
13,140
32
2008
37,423 (37,261)
11,767 (11,674)
31
2009
33,808 (33,883)
10,591 (10,664)
31
2010 32,999 10,508 32
2011 32,479 10,001 31
2012 33,782 10,329 31
2013 32,893 9,696 29
2014 32,744 9,283 28
2015 35,485 9,723 27
2016 37,461 10,111 27
2017 37,133 _ _

In 2008 speeding-related crashes accounted for 31% of all fatal crashes
Ans: speeding-related fatalities were 11,767

The majority of people killed in traffic crashes in 2008 were
Ans: 37,423

Stats Sources: https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811397
https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812480
https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812703
https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811162

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