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Fatal Tractor Trailer Accidents


   
     
   

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

Accidents

45

50

43

53

44

Fatalities

57

54

44

59

49

Manner of Collision

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Head on

5

8

7

5

5

Fixed object

0

4

1

2

4

Other object

0

0

2

0

0

Angle

10

16

8

16

12

Pedestrian

6

5

6

7

2

Rear end

14

13

10

14

12

Ran off roadway

0

0

0

1

0

Pedalcyclist

0

1

1

1

1

Opposite Direction -

2

2

0

2

1

Struck parked vehicle

0

0

3

3

6

Overturned in roadway

0

0

1

0

0

Railroad train

0

0

0

0

0

Sideswipe

1

0

3

1

1

Left turn

2

1

1

0

0

Other

5

0

0

1

0

TOTAL

45

50

43

53

44

Tractor-Trailer Contributing Circumstances

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Drunken driving

2

0

1

0

1

Fell asleep

0

0

0

0

1

Inattentive driving

6

4

3

2

3

Excessive speed

0

1

0

0

0

Driver under influence of drugs

0

0

0

0

0

Stopped in roadway

0

0

0

1

0

Other

2

4

5

2

2

Mechanical failure

2

0

1

0

0

Disregarding traffic light

1

1

0

0

1

Failure to keep right

0

1

0

0

0

Improper parking

3

0

3

3

1

On wrong side of road

0

1

0

0

0

Following too close

0

1

0

0

2

No improper driving

28

33

27

42

35

Unknown

2

2

0

3

1

Failed to yield

0

1

0

0

2

Disregarding stop sign

0

1

3

0

0

Improper turn

2

1

1

0

0

Backing in roadway

1

1

0

0

0

TOTAL

49

52

44

53

49

Victim Classifications

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Drivers

2

5

3

3

5

Passengers

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

2

5

3

3

5

Other Victim Classifications

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Drivers

29

35

27

33

34

Passengers

20

8

7

15

7

Pedestrians

6

5

6

7

2

Pedalcyclists

0

1

1

1

1

TOTAL

55

49

41

56

44

Other Involved Vehicle Contributing Circumstances

 

'94

'95

'96

'97

'98

Drunken driving

7

7

8

6

6

Fell asleep

0

0

0

4

3

Inattentive driving

6

6

7

10

7

Excessive speed

1

1

0

0

1

Driver under influence of drugs

0

0

0

0

2

Stopped in roadway

0

0

0

0

0

Other

2

2

0

6

3

Mechanical failure

0

0

0

0

0

Pedestrian violation

3

3

4

6

1

Disregarding traffic light

2

2

2

1

2

Failure to keep right

2

2

1

1

2

Improper parking

0

0

0

0

0

On wrong side of road

0

0

3

4

2

Passing on right

0

0

0

0

0

No improper driving

26

26

20

19

18

No pedestrian violation

3

3

0

0

1

Unknown

3

3

0

3

1

Failed to yield

2

2

2

1

1

Disregarding stop sign

0

0

2

3

4

Improper turn

1

1

0

3

0

Cutting in

2

2

1

0

0

TOTAL

60

60

50

67

54

Tractor-Trailer Victim Alcohol Factors

 

.01% - .04%

.05% - .09%

.10% - .14%

.15% & over

Negative

No test

TOTAL

Drivers

0

0

0

0

5

0

5

Passengers

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

0

0

0

0

5

0

5

Other Victim Alcohol Factors

 

.01% - .04%

.05% - .09%

.10% - .14%

.15% & over

Negative

No test

TOTAL

Drivers

1

0

2

3

19

6

31

Passengers

1

0

0

1

4

1

7

Pedestrians

0

0

0

0

1

1

2

Pedalcyclists

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

TOTAL

2

0

2

4

25

8

41

Three drivers tested positive for drugs.

 

 

   
   

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