Most Recent Florida Traffic Crash Statistics Report: 2010

Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles released their most recent Traffic Crash Statistics Report for the year of 2010. Although we are in 2012, it takes some time for them to run all of the numbers for the past year.
Some of the positive trends that FLHSMV highlighted were:

  • State Mileage Death Rate (the number of deaths per 100 million miles traveled) decreased to 1.25 deaths per 100 million miles traveled in 2010 and is the lowest since the rate has been calculated
  • During the past 5 years, fatalities have dropped every year from 2005 with 3,533 to 2010 with 2,444, which is a 30.8% reduction
  • Traffic crash fatalities on Florida roadways fell between 2009 and 2010 by 4.7% from 402 to 383 respectively
    -Bicyclist and passenger fatalities plunged between 2009 and 2010 by 24% from 99 to 76
    Teen crash fatalities fell between 2009 and 2010 by 5.9% from 153 to 144 respectively
    Click on this: Traffic Crash Statistics Report 2010 for a complete copy.