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Collision Fact Sheet 2014

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Collision Facts (downloadable) 

2014

Alberta – Central

 

 



<72 people killed <

 

<1,590 people injured <

 

<11,163 collisions <

 

 


 

Collisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When did most collisions occur?  

 

<Fatal Collisions à December     

<Injury Collisions à July 

<PDO Collisions à November 

 

 

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

1186

866

935

698

750

783

876

818

859

957

1326

1108

 

 

Drivers

2014

Alberta – Central

 

 

 

 

Unsafe Speed 

Fatal Collisions

 

 

33%

 

 

 

Injury Collisions

 

 

12%

 

Seatbelts

keep us safe!

 

Occupants wearing seatbelts were injured less often (9%) than occupants who were not using restraints (54%).

 

 

Intersection Safety

 

12% of fatal collisions and 30% of injury collisionsoccurred at intersections

 

 

Driver Age in Casualty Collisions

 

17% of drivers involved in fatal collisions

 and

5% of drivers in injury collisions

consumed alcohol 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improper Driver Action 

 

Fatal Collisions

 

54%

 

 

 

 

Running off road was the most common improper driving action.

 

 

 

Seatbelts

keep us safe!

 

Occupants wearing seatbelts were injured less often (9%) than occupants who were not using restraints (54%).

 

Injury Collisions

 

 

45%

 

 

 

Vehicles and Summary 

 

 

 

Vehicle factors rarely contribute to collisions

98.9% of the vehicles in collisions did not have an apparent defect that contributed to the crash

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five year summary

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Fatal Collisions

58

50

36

34

42

Injury Collisions

1,148

1,227

1,239

1,314

1,163

Property Damage Collisions*

9,957

10,026

9,800

9,989

11,188

Total Collisions

11,163

11,303

11,075

11,337

12,393

Number Killed

72

54

44

36

45

Number Injured

1,590

1,650

1,703

1,858

1,610

Total Casualties

1,662

1,704

1,747

1,894

1,655

*On January 1, 2011, the reporting threshold for property damage only collisions increased from $1000 to $2000. 

Note:  Five year summary is based on the regional boundaries in place as of October 2015.

 


 

This report is being provided to support Alberta Traffic Safety Plan 2015 efforts at the community level.  The priority goals of the Plan are to reduce collision fatalities and injuries by addressing:

<Seatbelt and child safety seat use,

<Speeding,

<Intersection safety, and

<Impaired driving.

 

The Alberta Traffic Safety Plan 2015 is available online at: http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/TSP

 

The annual provincial Collisions at a Glance and Alberta Traffic Collision Statistics reports are posted online at: http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/statistics.

 

Note: The information presented in this fact sheet is based on those cases where the respective information was specified on the Alberta Collision Report Form.  For more information on the categories presented in this report and motor vehicle collisions in Alberta, please refer to the annual Alberta Traffic Collision Statistics report, available at the above website.

 

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