GHSA's Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2020 Preliminary Data and subsequent addendum offer the first comprehensive look at state and national trends in pedestrian deaths for the full year (January-December). The report projects the U.S.
Spotlight on Highway Safety
GHSA's Spotlights on Highway Safety serve as snapshots of ongoing and emerging traffic safety issues in the states.
GHSA's annual spotlight report, Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2019 Preliminary Data, offers a first look at state and national trends in 2019 pedestrian deaths. The report projects 6,590 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads in 2019, the highest number in more than 30 years.
GHSA's latest spotlight report, Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State: 2017 Preliminary Data, projects a 5.6% decrease in motorcyclist fatalities in 2017. Despite this decline, the report finds that motorcyclists remain significantly overrepresented as a proportion of all traffic deaths.
GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017.
GHSA's annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways in 2016.
As autonomous vehicles (AVs) merge into our nation’s traffic, the most pressing safety challenge for states will be preparing human drivers. GHSA's first Spotlight on Highway Safety covering AVs examines the implications of new vehicle technologies for highway safety agencies and advocates.
This report provides a first look at 2015 motorcyclist fatalities nationally and by state.
GHSA estimates a 10% in the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2015 compared to 2014.