Traffic Safety Facts: Dangerous Driving, 2014

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This fact sheet summarizes Indiana dangerous driving data trends at state and county levels. Collision data come from the Indiana State Police Automated Reporting Information Exchange System (ARIES), as of March 23, 2015. The annual count of Indiana collisions involving dangerous driving increased for the second consecutive year (from 24,794 collisions in 2013 to 31,216 collisions in 2014) (Figure 1). Dangerous driving collisions accounted for 15.2 percent of all Indiana crashes in 2014, a 2.4 percentage point increase from 2013.

A dangerous driving collision is defined as any collision where a driver takes one or more of the following actions: aggressive driving, disregarding a signal, or speeding.


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