The Speeding emphasis area includes those crashes where unsafe speed under the limit or speeding over the limit was cited as a contributing factor.
Speeding was identified as a factor for 4,762 fatal crashes (22 percent of all fatal crashes) and 11,840 serious injury crashes (13 percent of all serious injury crashes) from 2010–2016.
of all fatalities were associated with a crash involving speeding (2010-2015)
Speeding Fatalities and Serious Injuries (2014-2018)
Speeding related fatalities compared to total statewide fatalities due to motor vehicle crashes from 2014 to 2018. SHSP was implemented between 2016 and 2017.
Speeding related suspected serious injures compared to total statewide suspected serious injuries due to motor vehicle crashes from 2014 to 2018. SHSP was implemented between 2016 and 2017.
Percent of Fatal and Serious Speeding Crashes that Also Involve:
SVROR and Head-On
Fatal and Serious Injury Crashes
Fatal and Serious Injury Unsafe Speed Crashes (unsafe speed is under the speed limit)
Fatal and Serious Injury Over Speed Limit Crashes
Fatal and Serious Speeding Crashes by System and Area
Proportion of Drivers in Fatal and Serious Crashes Involving Speeding to the Proportion of the Population by Age and Gender
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Educate law enforcement on contributing crash factors to improve crash data collection.
Increase and sustain high visibility speeding enforcement. (Develop, catalogue, and disseminate tools and other resources to improve enforcement capabilities.)