Aggressive Driving and Speeding Continue to be a Concern to Indiana Law Enforcement

May 28, 2008

A recently released report published by the Center for Criminal Justice Research on behalf of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, finds that over 3,000 collisions involving some form of aggressive driving occurred in Indiana in 2007. In addition, there were 18,487 collisions involving speed-related driving (nine percent of all collisions). Indiana Traffic Safety Facts: Dangerous Driving 2007 provides summary data on Indiana traffic collisions involving dangerous driving. Though the use of alcohol and/or drugs during driving could be categorized as dangerous driving, the primary focus here is on collisions involving aggressive driving and speeding.