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Highway Traffic Fatalities and Fatality Rates

Description: 

1 Total fatalities includes nonoccupants of motor vehicles

2 State did not report active registrations and registers vehicles annually. Annual transaction data shown.

3 State did not report active registrations and offers multi-year registrations. Data estimated from current and previously published data.

4 State did not provide current data, licensed drivers estimated by FHWA.

5 State did not report current year data. Previous year data used for private vehicles.

6 State data estimated from North Carolina Department of Transportation published data and other data sources.

Source: 

Fatalities: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia, available at www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov as of July 2015. Drivers, vehicles, and VMT: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics, DL-22, MV-1, and VM-2, available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of July 2015. Population: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, available at www.census.gov/popest as of July 2015.