Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: Transport Canada and CCMTA

Transport Canada offers a variety of statistics, collected in cooperation with the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, about collisions and related items in Canada over time. The statistics are summarized and distributed as a pamphlet.

The pamphlet contains the following tables:

  • Collisions and Casualties � 1984-2003

  • Fatalities and Injuries by Age Group

  • Fatalities by Road User Class � 1999-2003

  • Fatalities � 1984-2003

  • Casualty Rates

  • Percentage of Fatally Injured Drivers Tested and Found to Have Been Drinking

  • Percentage of Driver and Passenger Fatalities and Serious Injuries Where Victims Were Not Using Seat Belts � 2000-2003

  • Percentage of Fatalities and Serious Injuries by Road User Class

  • Percentage of Driver and Passenger Fatalities and Serious Injuries by Age Group

  • Number of Licensed Drivers by Gender and by Age

  • Licensed Drivers and Motor Vehicle Registrations by Type of Vehicle � 1984-2003

To see the document, download the 7 (small) page pdf from the CCMTA website at


CCMTA is a non-profit organization comprising representatives of the provincial, territorial and federal governments of Canada which, through the collective consultative process, makes decisions on administration and operational matters dealing with licencing, registration and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety. It also comprises associate members whose expertise and opinions are sought in the development of strategies and programs. For more information, visit