[ Home Page ]   [ Safety Tools ]   [ Pedestrian Update ]   [ Roadshow Schedule ]   [ Talk ]   [ Links ]
Pedestrian Safety Roadshow


1995 Highway Statistics
Motor vehicle traffic fatalities and injuries

How Does Your State Compare?
See how your state's fatality rate compare to the national average.

By Transportation Mode
See how motor vehicle casualties stack up compare other types of casualties.

Spotlight on Pedestrians
Fact sheets provided by the Partnership for a Walkable America

PROJECT: AP-18

Facts and Figures
National Overview

Is White Enough for Nighttime Visibility?
A national problem
  • 6,000 pedestrians are killed every year.
  • 90,000 pedestrians are injured every year.
  • A pedestrian or bicyclist is killed every 3 minutes.
  • 68 pedestrians or bicyclists will be involved in a crash during the average Roadshow.
  • Pedestrian injuries and fatalities result in $20 billion in societal costs.
  • Child on Driveway
    Stop Sign Who dies as a pedestrian?
  • 58 percent are working adults.
  • 23 percent are elderly persons ages 65 or older.
  • 19 percent are children up to the age of 19.
  • What role does alcohol play?
  • 36 percent of all pedestrian fatalities have been drinking (30 percent are intoxicated).
  • 19 percent of all drivers in pedestrian crashes were drinking (13 percent intoxicated).
  • Alcohol

    [ Home Page ]   [ Safety Tools ]   [ Pedestrian Update ]   [ Roadshow Schedule ]   [ Talk ]   [ Links ]

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    Federal Highway Administration