Indiana Traffic Safety Facts: Dangerous Driving 2007


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Criminal Justice Research

Author(s): Matthew Nagle; William Newby

Research Area: Transportation

Keywords: traffic safety

Type: Report

Coverage: Indiana

Abstract:

In 2007, 3,044 collisions involving some form of aggressive driving occurred in Indiana. In addition, there were 18,487 collisions involving speed-related driving (nine percent of all collisions). This fact sheet 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.