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Contributing Circumstances


   
     
   

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

Exceeding lawful speed

24

34

35

31

27

Too fast for conditions

42

30

12

35

11

Following too closely

1

1

1

0

8

On wrong side of road

17

19

35

29

22

Did not have right-of-way

22

27

29

25

27

Driver fell asleep

12

12

13

12

18

Failure to signal

0

0

0

0

0

Improper turn

28

16

20

22

20

Passing on hill or curve

0

0

0

0

3

Other improper passing

5

9

5

6

9

Inattentive driving

126

154

195

154

157

Improper crossing center island

1

0

0

0

0

Disregarding stop sign

28

58

56

59

43

Disregarding traffic light

26

25

24

27

29

Passing left of center line

0

0

1

1

1

Drunken driving

159

133

143

135

131

Improper starting from curb

0

0

0

0

2

Drunken bicyclist

1

3

0

2

3

Improper parking

5

2

6

5

4

Failure to keep right

23

21

17

18

24

Mechanical failure

8

2

3

1

3

Improper lights

1

3

4

4

0

Backing on highway

2

1

1

0

1

Stopped in roadway

2

3

0

1

2

Passed stopped school bus

0

0

0

0

0

Animal in roadway

1

1

0

1

0

Cutting in

7

3

0

1

2

Tire blew out

1

1

0

0

2

Other

35

43

46

28

26

Passing on right

0

1

0

1

0

Pedestrian violation

132

117

124

120

108

Unknown

56

62

49

27

46

Driver under influence of drugs

3

6

8

11

13

Pedestrian under influence of drugs

0

0

0

1

1

TOTAL

768

787

827

757

743

 

   
   

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