Breakdown for all reported motor vehicle collisions in AZ

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), the following is the breakdown for all reported motor vehicle collisions in 2009:

BREAKDOWN OF ALL CRASHES IN ARIZONA
TOTAL 106,767

  • FATAL 709
  • INJURY 33,380
  • PROPERTY DAMAGE ONLY 72,678
  • URBAN 84,941
  • RURAL 21,826
  • ALCOHOL RELATED 5,854
  • PEDESTRIAN 1,523
  • PEDALCYCLE 1,995
  • MOTORCYCLE 2,958
  • SINGLE VEHICLE 19,116
  • MULTI-VEHICLE 87,651

BREAKDOWN OF FATAL CRASHES IN ARIZONA

  • TOTAL 709
  • ALCOHOL RELATED 244
  • URBAN 299
  • RURAL 410
  • SINGLE VEHICLE 320
  • MULTI-VEHICLE 389
  • ALCOHOL RELATED SINGLE VEHICLE 116
  • ALCOHOL RELATED MULTI-VEHICLE 128

BREAKDOWN OF PERSONS KILLED AND INJURED

  • IN ALL CRASHES: KILLED 806; INJURED 50,610
  • IN ALCOHOL RELATED CRASHES: KILLED 261 INJURED 4,142
  • IN URBAN CRASHES: KILLED 325 INJURED 39,656
  • IN RURAL CRASHES: KILLED 481 INJURED 10,954
  • USING SAFETY DEVICE: KILLED 221 INJURED 39,995
  • NOT USING SAFETY DEVICE: KILLED 321 INJURED 4,152
  • DRIVERS AGE 24 OR YOUNGER: KILLED 80 INJURED 8,098
  • DRINKING DRIVERS AGE 24 OR YOUNGER: KILLED 35 INJURED 543

BREAKDOWN OF CRASHES BY TIME

  • PEAK MONTH FOR ALL CRASHES DECEMBER
  • PEAK DAY FOR ALL CRASHES FRIDAY
  • PEAK HOUR FOR ALL CRASHES 4 PM – 5 PM
  • PEAK MONTH FOR FATAL CRASHES APRIL
  • PEAK DAY FOR FATAL CRASHES SATURDAY
  • PEAK HOUR FOR FATAL CRASHES 6 PM – 7 PM
  • PEAK HOUR FOR ALCOHOL RELATED CRASHES 2 AM – 3 AM
  • PEAK HOUR FOR FATAL ALCOHOL RELATED CRASHES 9 PM – 10 PM and 3 AM – 4 AM
  • PEAK HOUR FOR MOTORCYCLE CRASHES 5 PM – 6 PM
  • PEAK HOUR FOR FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASHES 4 PM – 5 PM and 7 PM – 8 PM

OTHER FACTS

  • MOST COMMON MANNER OF COLLISION Rear-End
  • MOST COMMON DRIVER VIOLATION Speed too fast for conditions

Arizona at a Glance – 2009

  • Approximately 2.21 persons were killed each day.
  • One person was killed every 10.88 hours.
  • There were 138.56 persons injured every day.
  • One person was injured every 10.39 minutes.
  • Alcohol Related crashes accounted for 5.48% of all crashes and 34.41% of all fatal crashes.
  • Of all alcohol related crashes, 75.78% occurred in Urban areas and 24.22% occurred in
    Rural areas, while 44.26% of all alcohol related fatal crashes occurred in Urban areas and
    55.74% occurred in Rural areas.
  • Single vehicle crashes accounted for 17.90% of all crashes and 45.13% of all fatal crashes.
    Of all Pedestrian crashes, 7.94% were fatal while 1.25% of Pedalcycle crashes were fatal.
    Crashes which occurred during daylight hours (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) accounted for 73.2%
    of all crashes.
  • Motor vehicle crashes resulted in $2.757 billion in economic losses to Arizona.
  • Children age 14 and younger accounted for 43 fatalities and 4,093 injuries in motor vehicle crashes.

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