GHSA's "Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2018 Preliminary Data" projects 6,227 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roads in 2018, the highest number in nearly three decades.
Spotlight on Highway Safety
GHSA's Spotlights on Highway Safety serve as snapshots of ongoing and emerging traffic safety issues in the states.
GHSA projects a 5.6% decrease in motorcyclist fatalities in 2017, but 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.
GHSA's first Spotlight on autonomous vehicles 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.
This report takes a close look at the issue of rear seat belt use by examining use rates, state laws and enforcement, and public education efforts.
This report provides a first look at 2014 motorcyclist fatalities nationally and by state, based on preliminary data supplied by all 50 states.
An estimated 2,125 pedestrians were killed in the first half of 2014, essentially unchanged from 2013.