ERIC Number: ED462169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pedestrians. Traffic Safety Facts, 2000.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This document provides statistical information on U.S. traffic accidents involving pedestrians. Data tables include: (1) trends in pedestrian and total traffic fatalities, 1990-2000; (2) pedestrians killed and injured, by age group, 2000; (3) non-occupant traffic fatalities, 1990-2000; (4) pedestrian fatalities, by time of day and day of week, 2000; (5) alcohol involvement in fatal pedestrian crashes; (6) alcohol involvement for pedestrians killed in fatal crashes, by age, 1990 and 2000; (7) pedestrians killed and injured, and fatality and injury rates, by age and sex, 2000; and (8) pedestrian traffic fatalities and fatality rates by state, 2000. According to the data, 27 percent fewer pedestrian deaths occurred in 2000 than in 1990. (EV)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Death, Drinking, Incidence, Injuries, Mortality Rate, Motor Vehicles, Pedestrian Traffic, Tables (Data), Traffic Accidents, Traffic Safety, Vehicular Traffic
National Center for Statistics and Analysis, NRD-31, 400 Seventh Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20590. Tel: 800-934-8517 (Toll Free); Fax: 202-366-7078; Web site: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States