Transport Canada: Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics

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Transport Canada: Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics

January 2011, Ottawa – Transport Canada recently published a report which summarizes traffic collision statistics over the twenty year period from 1989 until 2008. The stats indicate significant progress in many areas.

Tables present the numbers for:

  • Collisions and Casualties 1989�2008
  • Fatalities and Injuries by Age Group 2008
  • Fatalities by Road User Class 2004�2008
  • Fatalities 1989-2008
  • Casualty Rates 2008
  • Percentage of drivers tested who died and tests confirmed they had been drinking 1990�2008 (BAC >0 mg%)
  • Percentage of Driver and Passenger Fatalities and Serious Injuries Where Victims Were Not Using Seat Belts 2004�2008
  • Number of Collisions by Location 2008
  • Percentage of Fatalities and Serious Injuries by Road User Class 2008
  • Percentage of Driver and Passenger Fatalities and Serious Injuries by Age Group 2008
  • Number of Licensed Drivers by Gender and by Age 2008
  • Licensed Drivers and Motor Vehicle Registrations by Type of Vehicle (in thousands) 1989�2008

The details can be see at http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/roadsafety/tp-tp3322-2008-1144.htm

About Transport Canada

Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. It ensures that air, marine, road and rail transportation are safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible. Transport Canada reports to Parliament and Canadians through the minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities. It works with its portfolio partners, other government departments and jurisdictions, and industry to ensure that all parts of Canada’s transportation system work well. Visit www.tc.gc.ca.