Decade's Worth of Vehicle Fatalities Mapped

Road fatalities 2001-2009

Approximately 38.2 million Americans will take to the roads this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to AAA. That’s the first significant increase (about 4%) in any holiday traffic this year.

With so many people out on the road, it’s important to remember the risks that driving can bring.

The worst possible outcome is starkly illustrated by this interactive map by ITO World. Using National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data, the map shows every U.S. road fatality from the past decade. All in all, some 369,629 people lost their lives to the road in the time frame.

With cold weather hitting much of the country, we thought we’d direct you to our tips for safe winter driving. You’ll also want to check out our safe driving story, too.

Continue below for the full interactive map, and be safe out there.

Road Fatalities USA (via Laist)

By Colin Bird | November 23, 2011 | Comments (0)
Tags: Safety


Post a Comment 

Please remember a few rules before posting comments:

  • If you don't want people to see your email address, simply type in the URL of your favorite website or leave the field empty.
  • Do not mention specific car dealers by name. Feel free to mention your city, state and brand.
  • Try to be civil to your fellow blog readers. This blog is not a fan or enthusiast forum, it is meant to help people during the car-buying process and during the time between purchases, so shoppers can keep a pulse on the market.
  • Stay on topic. We want to hear your opinions and thoughts, but please only comment about the specified topic in the blog post.
view posting rules

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In

Search Results

KickingTires Search Results for

Search Kicking Tires

KickingTires iPhone App