The State of Florida tracks all traffic accidents as reported by local law enforcement agencies and state agencies such as the Florida Highway Patrol. The traffic data is used to prepare annual reports that are made available to the public.
The total traffic crashes for the State of Florida in 2004 was 252,902, which is a 3.9 percent increase compared to 2003.
Below is a summary of the 14,116 traffic accidents that occurred in Duval County Florida in 2004. Cities in Duval County include: Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Baldwin, Englewood, Flagler Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Ponte Vedra, and more.
13,178 of the traffic accidents that occurred in Duval County were in the city of Jacksonville. Approximately 8.32% of these crashes were alcohol related in Jacksonville accounting for 1,097 alcohol related crashes in 2004.
Drivers in Duval County may have the option of completing a traffic school course if they receive a speeding ticket, moving violation, or are in a traffic accident. Completing a traffic school class in most cases will allow a driver to avoid points on their Florida driver license and keep their auto insurance rates from going up depending on the severity of citation issued.
Source of Data is the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles