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Florida Traffic Accidents

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More Than 200,000 Car Accidents in Florida Annually

Florida has over 16 million drivers and each year there are millions of tickets written and a lot of traffic accidents on Florida Highways and Roads. The Department of Motor Vehicles collects traffic report data from the various law enforcement agencies and produces a comprehensive report. The crash data shows who is writing tickets, the cause of accidents, where the accidents occur, and a snapshot of the drivers involved.


Florida Car Accidents

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Summary of Florida Traffic Crashes

Below is a summary of the traffic accidents in Florida, the number of drivers involved, fatal traffic accidents, alcohol related crashes, and accidents involving pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcycles.


Traffic Crashes in Florida by Year - 2005 to 2009

There were 235,778 traffic accidents in Florida 2009 and the annual crash data from 2005 to 2009 shows that the number of car accidents is descreasing every year in Florida.


Drivers Involved in Crashes

The State of Florida tracks the number of drivers involved in traffic accidents every year.


Fatalities and Fatal Crashes

the number of fatalities in Florida Car Accidents has descreased every year from 2005 to 2009.


Injuries in Auto Crashes

There is a steady drop in the number of Injury crashes and injuries in car crashes every year in Florida.


Alcohol Related Crashes

Alocohol realted car accidents are completely unecessary and very costly in injuries, damages to vehicles, lost driving privileges and most importantly lost lives.


Pedestrians Involved in Car Accidents

Hitting someone with a car is a nightmare but it happens thousands of times a year in Florida. Drivers can help avoid these accidents by slowing down in residential neighborhoods, looking twice as they approach intersections and always remembering that the pedestrian always has the right of way. If you are on foot always use the crosswalk and don't pop out in the road from behind things where approaching drivers cannot see you. Following are statistics of Pedestrians involved in car accidents.



Bicycle Related Crashes in Florida

Bicycles are car don't mix well so always keep a sharp eye out for bicycles, especially in intersections and driveways and give them plenty of room if you are passing a bicycle. If you are riding a bicycle then always wear a helmet, it could easily save your life.



Motorcycle Crashes in Florida

Motocycles are big part of life in Florida with our excellent year round weather so as a driver you must always look for motorycles before you pull out, change lanes, and enter the highway.


Source of Data: The data used to generate this report is the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.