Crash Injury Stats by Time of Day, Day of Week, etc

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Crash Injury Stats by Time of Day, Day of Week, etc

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Saw a post on InjuryFacts.org. Site includes interesting facts about injuries of all kinds including highway crashes.
Section on Motor vehicles:
which starts:
Introduction
For the first time in three years, less than 40,000 people died in motor-vehicle crashes in 2018.
Between 1913 and 2018, motor-vehicle deaths per 10,000 registered vehicles decreased 96%, from 33 to 1.42. In 1913, only 1.3 million vehicles were registered, and 4,200 people died on the road. In 2018, 277 million vehicles were registered and 39,404 people died on the road.
In 2018, the mileage death rate of 1.22 per 100 million vehicle miles was down 2.4% from the 2017 rate of 1.25.
Medically consulted injuries in motor-vehicle incidents totaled 4.5 million in 2018, and total motor-vehicle injury costs were estimated at $445.6 billion. Costs include wage and productivity losses, medical expenses, administrative expenses, motor-vehicle property damage, and employer costs.
Motor-vehicle deaths decreased 2.1% from 2017 to 2018, the first 2% decrease since 2013.
Miles traveled increased 0.9%, the number of registered vehicles went up 1.5%, and the population grew 0.5%. As a result, the mileage death rate decreased 2.4%, the vehicle death rate decreased 4.1%, and the population death rate was down 2.5% from 2017 to 2018.
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