Traffic Safety Fact Sheet are released annually by NHTSA to highlight the latest developments and trend data. The most recent year of finalized data is 2020 Data Bicyclist and other Cyclists 2020
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Traffic Safety Facts- Bicyclists and Other Cyclists- 2020 — National (06/01/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
Law Enforcement: Your Role in Older Driver Safety — National (05/26/2022)Source: Association
In this webinar, attendees learned about how to engage older drivers in a thoughtful manner, how to do roadside screening, and where to refer older drivers for more resources to keep them, and our roadways safe.
Alternative Transportation Handout — National (05/25/2022)Source: Association
Questions and Answers Around Older Driver Safety. — National (05/25/2022)Source: Association
Introduction to the Clinician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers — National (05/19/2022)Source: Association
AOTA created a presentation about the themes of the Clinicians Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers.
Newly Released Estimates Show Traffic Fatalities Reached a 16-Year High in 2021 — National (05/17/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
NHTSA projects that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes last year, a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020. The project is the highest number of fatalities since 2005.
Adaptive Driving Aids for Seniors — National (05/17/2022)Source: Association
There are adaptive aids to help seniors stay safely behind the wheel for longer. Learn more about adaptive driving aids for seniors.
When should older adults stop driving? It depends — California (05/17/2022)Source: News
It takes more than age to determine when it's time to take the keys.
Systemic Opportunities to Improve Older Pedestrian Safety: Merging Crash Data Analysis and a Stakeholder Workshop — Oregon (05/10/2022)Source: Association
This paper presents a framework for improving older pedestrian safety in regard to serious (fatal and incapacitating) crashes, using Oregon as a case study.
Early Estimates of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities And Fatality Rate by Sub-Categories in 2021 — National (05/01/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
The report shows the increased trend in fatalities in 2020 has continued into 2021, and the increased trend in fatality rate per 100 million VMT in 2020 continued into the first quarter of 2021.