Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
*Commercial motor vehicles consist of large trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings of more than 10,000 pounds and buses.
** Pedestrians identified in FARS as being at work or a construction/maintenance/ utility worker or a transportation worker (e.g., maintenance workers, safety service patrol operators). Other analyses indicate up to 38 percent of pedestrian fatalities in work zones are highway workers.
Estimates of Injury and Total Crashes
Source: General Estimates System and Crash Report Sampling System, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Source: Kartikeya, J., and L. Albert. Congestion Pie Chart for Different Sources of Congestion. Technical Memorandum submitted to the Support for Urban Mobility Analysis Federal Highway Administration Pooled Fund Study. Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, Texas, August 2021.
Crash data shown here come from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The numbers for fatal crashes come from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. The numbers for estimated injuries, injury crashes, and total crashes come from the General Estimates System (GES) and the Crash Report Sampling System (CRSS), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. GES/CRSS provide only national estimates of work zone crashes and may underrepresent the actual numbers of work zone injuries and crashes that occur.
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