While car accidents represent 1.3 percent of all fatalities in the United States, the car accident fatality rate varies dramatically by state. Some places are in the process of implementing plans to eliminate car crash fatalities all together yet others cities and states need to work on a plan to simply reduce their automobile accident death rate.
Car accident fatality rate by state
A study using 2013 data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) showed that the state with the least amount of car accident deaths is Washington D.C. with 3.1 per 100,000 people. By comparison, the state with the highest car accident fatality rate is Montana with 22.6 deaths per 100,000 people.Read More