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A Closer Look At Austin's Traffic Fatalities in 2015

Austin Traffic Deaths 2015 Total Traffic Deaths A Troubling Year Drunk Driving Arrests Startling Traffic Fatality Statistics In 2015, there were a total of 102 traffic related deaths - the highest annual toll Austin has ever recorded since the city started tracking the statistic in 1985. Traffic fatalities increased by 62% in 2015. While DWI arrests are down, intoxication manslaughter arrests are up in Austin, TX. Intoxication Manslaughter Arrests 125 DWI Arrests 6419 6 2013 88 102 6235 8 2014 50 2012 2013 2014 2015 5686 11 2015 ITraffic Deaths Car Crash (50%) Pedestrian (32%) | Motorcycle (16%) I Bicycle (2%) What's Going on in Austin? In Comparison ... 20 Austin's growing population is bringing more cars on our roads - and more cars means more crashes. Couple a growing population with a heavy drinking culture and Austin has a recipe for disaster. For a population of 912,791, 102 traffic deaths in Austin is far too many. In comparison, Washington D.C. had 26 traffic fatalities in 2015. With 9x our population, NYC had 242 deaths and San Jose, CA - roughly the same population as Austin - had 59. 2015 Traffic Fatalities Population 10 998,537 59 San Jose, CA Rising Population Drinking Culture Traffic Congestion Washington D.C. 658,893 26 Traffic Deaths by Weekday Tuesday 8.4 Mil 242 New York, NY Sunday Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Source: TERRY & KELLY LAWYERS FOR TEXANS

A Closer Look At Austin's Traffic Fatalities in 2015

shared by CondorWeb on Jan 15
Due to a growing population, increasing traffic congestion and a heavy drinking culture the city of Austin experienced their highest number of traffic fatalities recorded since the city started tracki...


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