Indiana Traffic Safety Facts: Children 2007

Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Criminal Justice Research

Author(s): Dona Sapp

Research Area: Transportation

Keywords: children; traffic safety

Type: Report

Coverage: Indiana


In 2007, over 5,000 children were injured or killed in Indiana motor vehicle collisions. Approximately seven percent of these injuries were serious or life threatening. This fact sheet summarizes data trends, safety legislation, and other research at the national, state, and local levels on traffic collisions involving children between 2003 and 2007.