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A Closer Look at Texas Motor Vehicle Accidents

A CLOSER LOOK AT TEXAS MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITIES 237,941 Texans were injured in car accidents in 2014 The Fatality Rate on Texas roadways for 2014 was 1.42 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled. Which is an increase of 2.16% from 2013. Factors Behind Traffic Fatalities Fatalities in traffic crashes in rural areas of Texas accounted for 55.86% of the state's traffic fatalities. Of all persons killed in vehicles where restraint usage was applicable and known, 43.8% were not wearing a seatbelt 1,974 Deaths in Rural Crashes 44% Not Wearing A Seatbelt 1 person was killed-every 2 hours, 29 minutes 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 13 seconds Treportable crash occurred every 66 seconds Pedalcyclists Motorcyclists Pedestrians Pedalcyclist fatalities totaled 50 in 2014. This is a 4.2% increase from 2013. There were 463 motorcyclists killed in 2014. 50% of these fatalities were not wearing helmets. Pedestrian fatalities totaled 486 in 2014. This is a 1.4% decrease from 2013 In 2014, there were 1,041 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 29% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes. How Do These Fatalities Occur? Single vehicle, run-off the road crashes 1,384 Deaths Intersection Collisions 823 Deaths Head-On Crash 581 Deaths 483 people killed in crashes involving distracted driving There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2014. TERRY & KELLY IREOR ARE THEY APPE LAWYERS FOR TEXANS Source: http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot/trf/crash-statistics/2014/01.pdf

A Closer Look at Texas Motor Vehicle Accidents

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The Fatality Rate on Texas roadways for 2014 was 1.42 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled. Which is an increase of 2.16% from 2013. Here's a closer look at those startling statistics.

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