Indiana Traffic Safety Facts: Children 2012

Services: Analytical studies, Econometric modeling, Data analysis, Public safety analysis

Research Area: Public Safety

In 2012, 4,013 children (ages 0 to 15) were killed or injured in Indiana motor vehicle collisions. Approximately 7 percent of children involved in crashes in the state were killed (29 fatalities) or experienced incapacitating injuries (243). This fact sheet summarizes information on traffic collisions involving children in Indiana between 2008 and 2012. It examines general trends, injury status by age group, restraint usage and seating position, alcohol-related crashes, and geographical analysis by census locale and county. Indiana collision data come from the Indiana State Police Automated Reporting Information Exchange System (ARIES), as of April 9, 2013.


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