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Five Years of Traffic Fatalities

Visualizing Repeating Patterns Throughout FIVE YEARS OF TRAFFIC FATALITIES BY DAY-OF-WEEK AM PM 1 2 3 10 11 3 4 9 10 11 Su TOTAL FATALITIES 1,937 2,201 2,530 1,825 1,224 887 801 628 582 658 733 899 1,116 1,200 1,312 1,425 1,472 1,468 1,639 1,550 1,452 1,307 1,163 930 The time-of-day pattern for cumulative traffic fatalities is relatively smooth at the weekly level but for strong spikes in the very early hours of Saturday and Sunday (especially notable given the drastically reduced number of overall driving at those hours). 723 680 705 484 442 643 938 979 804 793 860 326 1,061 1,161 1.227 1,388 1,335 1,409 1,324 1,181 1,208 1,081 902 809 625 575 561 399 349 911 918 829 756 829 855 948 1.097 1,210 1,368 1,383 1.332 1,268 1,199 1.135 1,115 929 827 789 660 624 466 452 642 888 943 822 722 783 878 957 1,180 1,356 1,236 1,272 1,351 1,180 1,186 1,264 1,023 928 T. 829 767 807 523 434 704 915 996 721 759 827 917 942 1,020 1,185 1,300 1,364 1,375 1,331 1,258 1,262 1,247 1,173 1,053 1,040 1,010 1,098 712 543 762 938 975 775 799 931 1.065 1,096 1,261 1,406 1,583 1.516 1,627 1,639 1,522 1,629 1,774 1,865 1,916 Sa 1,795 2,075 2,463 1,515 1,184 933 893 774 794 870 987 1,146 1,290 1,280 1,452 1,513 1,582 1,664 1,737 1,700 1,712 1,759 1,714 1,876 Su ALCOHOL A FACTOR 67% 73% 76% 71% 69% 58% 45% 34% 25% 19% 13% 12% 11% 15% 18% 22% 27% 34% 40% 43% 44% 51% 52% Proportions of incidents where Alcohol was a factor show a strong association with late night/early morning weekend driving. 62% 61% 65% 53% 36% 13% 12% 8% 6% 7% 8% 10% 9% 11% 12% 14% 17% 20% 26% 34% 39% 46% 51% 59% 60% 61% 53% 33% 17% 10% 8% 8% 6% 8% 10% 12% 13% 15% 22% 24% 33% 37% 41% 44% 52% 59% 61% 64% 53% 37% 16% 11% 8% 6% 6% 11% 10% 13% 14% 16% 21% 25% 32% 37% 41% 43% 53% 62% 68% 72% 63% 42% 22% 14% 9% 9% 8% 10% 9% 9% 12% 13% 13% 16% 20% 25% 34% 40% 41% 49% 57% 64% 70% 71% 63% 46% 26% 17% 11% 11% 7% 8% 9% 10% 11% 14% 15% 20% 24% 23% 37% 41% 48% 53% 60% Sa 66% 73% 76% 71% 66% 36% 28% 18% 16% 10% 12% 12% 17% 21% 25% 30% 32% 39% 45% 49% 53% 55% 59% Su INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS 16% 16% 14% 14% 14% 14% 15% 7% 8% 8% 8% 8% 7% 6% 7% 8% 11% 15% 17% 24% 25% 19% 17% The proportion of fatal traffic incidents that involve pedestrians rises abruptly around dusk. A similar band of risk 12% 13% 13% 15% 15% 22% 19% 13% 12% 11% 12% 12% 10% 9% 9% 10% 10% 17% 25% 26% 26% 28% 23% 19% 12% 11% 10% 13% 13% 22% 23% 14% 13% 14% 10% 12% 11% 11% 8% 10% 11% 19% 26% 26% 30% 27% 25% 15% appears at dawn on weekdays. 15% 15% 13% 13% 16% 24% 21% 14% 13% 14% 113 10% 12% 8% 11% 11% 10% 18% 24% 27% 29% 26% 23% 18% 13% 13% 13% 13% 16% 17% 21% 14% 15% 13% 11% 10% 8% 7% 10 10% 11% 15% 25% 24% 26% 27% 20% 16% 15% 12% 12% 14% 13% 22% 20% 14% 13% 9% 10% 9% 8% 9% 8% 10% 9% 16% 22% 23% 25% 24% 23% Sa 8% 14% 15% 14% 14% 14% 15% 11% 9% 9% 9% 9% 7% 7% 7% 11% 19% 23% 22% 25% 21% Su WEATHER A FACTOR 12% 12% 12% 14% 13% 16% 17% 16% 14% 16% 13% 14% 12% 11% 12% 11% 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 12% 12% A general degradation of driving conditions is noticeable in the early morning when fog, ice, and other adverse weather conditions are more 12% 12% 11% 14% 13% 20% 20% 20% 18% 17% 13% 10% 14% 11% 14% 13% 14% 13% 13% 13% 13% 11% 11% 12% 11% 13% 16% 21% 22% 17% 19% 16% 16% 14% 13% 12% 12% 12% 12% 14% 14% 13% 11% 13% 14% 14% 14% 12% 15% 15% 15% 17% 22% 21% 17% 15% 15% 13% 12% 12% 12% 14% 11% 15% 15% 13% 12% 12% 13% 13% likely and contribute to a larger proportion of the incidents. Sunday shows a muted pattern, likely due to fewer commuters braving the elements. 13% 14% 13% 16% 15% 21% 19% 20% 17% 14% 13% 13% 12% 11% 11% 12% 12% 14% 13% 12% 12% 13% 11% 12% 14% 12% 13% 15% 13% 19% 20% 19% 14% 15% 15% 14% 15% 13% 12% 13% 13% 12% 12% 13% 13% 11% 12% 11% Sa 12% 12% 14% 15% 20% 20% 17% 14% 12% 11% 11% 10% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 12% 10% 11% 10 11 1 3. 4. 10 11 AM PM BY MONTH-OF-YEAR AM PM 3 10 11 10 11 771 TOTAL FATALITIES 584 567 615 423 339 430 558 554 431 437 474 540 547 664 738 642 679 354 682 633 558 610 The time-of-day pattern for cumulative traffic fatalities throughout the months of the year shows the seasonal push of dusk into the latter summertime hours. 526 542 660 431 343 387 450 481 407 392 448 463 479 488 621 707 642 569 849 753 581 577 608 532 566 637 699 470 391 416 488 540 441 410 455 517 499 618 663 759 785 755 708 798 755 712 717 673 A 755 627 671 752 470 393 428 479 511 409 390 457 544 623 687 747 859 880 815 699 873 815 732 712 In these summer months the lateness of difficult dusk driving separates from an island of higher incident times presumably of howeward commuters. These risks appear to converge in 704 707 750 522 392 485 469 446 461 517 615 648 717 803 923 863 890 851 767 923 970 781 776 685 667 738 489 414 455 481 434 438 472 571 604 677 791 857 903 854 330 786 749 738 934 880 806 701 699 818 569 437 445 447 470 477 508 681 703 832 784 975 985 876 827 763 823 997 871 800 November and December. The sad spike in very early morning deaths is noticeable year-round but show a small jump in August. 767 829 837 534 430 495 532 508 408 537 571 601 700 785 848 852 345 916 829 785 910 928 816 748 864 772 687 662 798 521 392 429 562 570 411 445 480 549 661 661 804 878 882 851 776 988 837 666 664 724 806 499 387 490 638 625 549 414 530 578 631 716 761 852 884 865 805 1,026 901 804 735 723 621 658 721 453 345 419 573 527 463 454 487 529 602 621 737 774 778 971 1,060 857 733 707 655 655 606 605 594 483 365 395 559 547 454 468 479 531 647 602 683 713 748 1,030 1,089 758 677 633 638 J ALCOHOL A FACTOR 66% 70% 76% 67% 52% 28% 16% 15% 11% 10% 9% 9% 11% 14% 14% 13% 22% 25% 26% 34% 40% 49% 54% 60% The time of year has little bearing on the rate of fatal traffic incidents that 65% 73% 77% 69% 53% 27% 19% 10% 11% 8% 7% 10% 10% 11% 18% 17% 20% 28% 30% 32% 38% 47% 53% 60% 65% 70% 73% 68% 56% 30% 18% 13% 14% 12% 8% 10% 12% 14% 18% 22% 24% 33% 36% 45% 43% 53% 56% involve acohol as the pattern of nighttime through closing-time drinking is overwhelming. 64% 70% 74% 68% 58% 31% 23% 12% 13% 10% 9% 11% 11% 16% 19% 25% 34% 44% 42% 42% 48% 58% 65% 65% 12% 67% 56% 38% 29% 13% 11% 11% 10% 10% 11% 13% 15% 17% 26% 33% 45% 44% 45% 46% 54% 62% 67% 69% 62% 52% 37% 27% 16% 12% 12% 10% 8% 9% 11% 16% 15% 19% 27% 31% 44% 46% 46% 49% 54% 64% 67% 67% 62% 50% 33% 25% 17% 11% 12% 8% 10% 11% 11% 14% 18% 23% 25% 33% 39% 46% 48% 51% 55% 61% 72% 69% 66% 56% 33% 25% 16% 11% 10% 13% 11% 12% 14% 15% 14% 20% 27% 33% 43% 42% 46% 49% 54% 64% 69% 73% 61% 56% 29% 17% 13% 12% 10% 8% 11% 13% 14% 14% 18% 19% 26% 32% 37% 37% 47% 53% 53% 64% 71% 73% 68% 54% 29% 15% 13% 11% 11% 10% 9% 13% 12% 16% 21% 27% 30% 33% 33% 47% 48% 57% 63% 70% 71% 62% 51% 29% 18% 12% 9% 8% 7% 11% 10% 14% 17% 19% 21% 21% 27% 31% 41% 47% 55% 54% 64% 62% 74% 61% 49% 28% 14% 14% 13% 8% 10% 7% 8% 10% 14% 18% 19% 21% 25% 33% 36% 43% 49% 59% INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS 12% 14% 11% 16% 12% 20% 24% 16% 12% 13% 10% 11% 11% 10% 8% 11% 11% 23% 38% 32% 28% 22% 17% 16% Pedestrians are at particular risk at dusk to the extent that even the 13% 13% 13% 15% 20% 22% 11% 9% 8% 9% 8% 8% 9% 16% 32% 35% 28% 24% 21% 15% 8% seasonal shift of sunset into the latter 14% 15% 12% 10% 11% 22% 23% 13% 12% 12% 11% 10% 8% 9% 9% 3% 17% 30% 25% 20% 18% summertime hours is apparent in the pattern. 15% 14% 12% 13% 12% 19% 16% 8% 9% 11% 10% 11% 8% 7% 6% 9% 8% 3% 9% 13% 30% 29% 21% 16% 12% 14% 12% 13% 16% 15% 9% 10% 9% 12% 9% 10% 11% 7% 9% 7% 9% 10% 9% 23% 26% 21% 20% 16% 13% 13% 16% 18% 12% 9% 9% 12% 13% 6% 8% 9% 8% 7% 8% 10% 9% 14% 27% 25% 19% 17% 16% 14% 15% 16% 15% 11% 11% 15% 12% 11% 10% 9% 10% 6% 3% 3% 9% 16% 27% 25% 18% 15% 14% 15% 14% 16% 23% 15% 13% 12% 10% 11% 9% 7% 8% 9% 8% 8% 8% 11% 11% 27% 27% 25% 13% 16% 13% 16% 15% 24% 24% 19% 17% 13% 10% 10% 11% 8% 9% 10% 8% 10% 14% 22% 33% 26% 21% 19% 14% 14% 14% 16% 16% 22% 27% 18% 14% 13% 13% 10% 9% 11% 7% 8% 11% 11% 23% 35% 29% 25% 23% 15% 15% 15% 14% 14% 16% 21% 18% 14% 13% 8% 8% 12% 8% 9% 12% 14% 31% 36% 33% 23% 23% 22% 16% 14% 13% 11% 11% 13% 18% 27% 9% 10% 9% 10% 10% 10% 10% 15% 35% 38% 34% 30% 26% 20% 18% WEATHER A FACTOR 22% 20% 20% 22% 13% 28% 27% 28% 27% 26% 21% 23% 20% 19% 18% 18% 15% 22% 18% 19% 21% 19% 21% 20% Weather as a contributing factor shows a proportional rise in wintertime months, peaking at the early hours of December through February. 14% 16% 16% 20% 24% 24% 25% 31% 25% 25% 19% 13% 20% 14% 15% 19% 18% 13% 18% 16% 15% 18% 16% 16% 14% 12% 15% 15% 16% 18% 22% 22% 20% 17% 15% 14% 12% 13% 14% 11% 12% 11% 14% 12% 12% 13% 13% 13% 10% 13% 11% 13% 15% 16% 19% 18% 15% 11% 13% 11% 11% 10% 10% 11% 10% 10% 11% 11% 13% 13% 13% 12% 10% 14% 10% 12% 9% 9% 8% 10% 11% 10% 9% 9% 9% 8% 10% 8% 10% 10% 5% 14% 9% 9% 7% 7% 8% 6% 10% 8% 7% 10% 9% 8% 9% 9% 9% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 10% 9% 12% 12% 11% 8% 7% 6% 8% 6% 9% 9% 8% 8% 7% 8% 9% 7% 7% 8% 8% 9% 9% 13% 12% 10% 8% 9% 8% 8% 7% 7% 8% 9% 10% 7% 7% 9% 7% 9% 8% 7% 10% 11% 11% 13% 14% 17% 17% 12% 13% 11% 113 10% 11% 10% 10% 10% 11% 9% 10% 10% 10% 10% 8% 13% 11% 14% 14% 17% 20% 25% 17% 15% 14% 14% 14% 14% 10% 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 11% 12% 13% 13% 14% 14% 13% 13% 13% 19% 22% 26% 23% 16% 18% 15% 14% 12% 14% 14% 15% 16% 14% 12% 14% 11% 12% 20% 20% 18% 23% 26% 31% 27% 34% 31% 30% 26% 23% 24% 22% 19% 22% 23% 23% 20% 20% 20% 22% 19% 20% 10 11 4 10 11 AM PM BY LOCATION The population of the United States has a very uneven distribution where many of us are packed into dense urban areas with large low density areas in-between. These zone maps will tend to appear speckled in sparsely traveled areas to due to the small number of overall incidents there, making calculations of proportion highly variable. 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13% 13x 10% 11% An overarching gradient of increased rates of weather 14% 0% 20% 11% 13% 12% 13% 11 11% 13% 9% 12y 10 13x 4v 10% 13% 12% 12x 17% 13% 12% 0% 10 12% 15% 17% 10% 11% 13% 10% related incidents spans from 5% 18% 11% 11% 0% 9% 10% 22% lower rates in the South to higher rates in the North. Slight regional increases are visible in mountainous areas. 15% 13% 9x 10% 11 10% 7% 10% Alaska Hawaii John Nelson | uxblog.idvsolutions.com IDV Solutions | www.idvsolutions.com data NHTSA | www.nhtsa.gov Fatality Analysis Reporting System | www.nhtsa.gov/FARS 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Five Years of Traffic Fatalities

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Repeating structure abounds over five years of traffic fatality data. This is a look at time and map patterns that emerge for relative risk of fatal incidents involving alcohol, pedestrians, and weat...

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