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Evaluating Disparities in Traffic Fatalities by Race, Ethnicity, and Income

Describes disparities in traffic safety among different race-ethnicity groups and income rates, based on fatal police-reported motor vehicle traffic crashes from 2014-2018 on public roadways. Explores the effect of risky behaviors on fatalities including alcohol use, restraint use, handheld electronic device use, and speeding. Features statistics including distribution of traffic fatalities by race-ethnicity in 2018, with breakdowns by urban and rural areas.
Donna Glassbrenner, Gabrielle Herbert, Leah Reish, Caitlin Webb, Tonja Lindsey
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Tagged as
Alcohol use · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Mortality · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White

Organizations (1)

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, view details