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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents


   
     
   

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

Accidents

35

38

50

42

36

Fatalities

35

38

51

44

38

Age of Drivers

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

16 & under

1

0

0

1

0

17 - 20

1

2

5

5

2

21 - 30

20

15

21

16

21

31 - 40

9

15

13

16

6

Over 40

4

7

12

4

7

TOTAL

35

39

51

42

36

Manner of Collision

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Opposite direction - head on

5

6

7

3

2

Fixed object

19

6

7

13

15

Angle

2

12

15

12

12

Opposite direction - left turn

1

2

2

3

4

Opposite direction - other

1

2

0

1

0

Sideswipe

0

0

0

0

0

Pedestrian

0

1

0

2

1

Fell from vehicle

0

1

2

3

0

Same direction - rear end

0

3

4

2

0

Ran off roadway

0

1

2

1

0

Pedalcyclist

1

0

0

0

0

Overturned in road

0

2

6

1

1

Struck parked vehicle

0

2

4

1

1

Other

6

0

1

0

0

TOTAL

35

38

50

42

36

Victim Classification

 

'94*

'95

'96

'97

'98

Drivers

31

37

47

42

34

Passengers

3

1

4

2

3

TOTAL

34

38

51

44

37

* One (1) Pedestrian

Contributing Circumstances

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

No improper driving

0

10

7

8

7

Drunken driving

17

8

18

9

6

Under influence of drugs

1

0

1

1

1

Failure to keep right

2

1

0

0

1

Improper left turn

0

0

0

0

0

Inattentive driving

3

9

9

6

7

Improper passing

1

3

1

2

2

Excessive speed

4

4

3

8

9

Didn't have right-of-way

0

0

0

1

0

Improper parking

0

0

0

0

0

Mechanical failure

0

0

0

0

0

Unknown

2

3

1

1

0

Disregard of traffic signal

0

0

1

0

0

Disregarded stop sign

0

0

1

1

1

Other

5

2

8

5

2

TOTAL

35

40

50

42

36

Victim Alcohol Factors

.01% -

.05% -

.10% -

.15% and

Negative

No test

TOTAL

Drivers

2

0

3

4

18

7

34*

Passengers

0

0

0

1

2

0

3

TOTAL

2

0

3

5

20

7

37

*One (1) driver also tested positive for drugs.

 

   
   

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