Figure 4: Roadway Profiles at Fatal Crash Site by Crash Size, 2004-2008

Figure 4: Roadway Profiles at Fatal Crash Site by Crash Size, 2004-2008

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(as a percent of fatal crashes by crash size)

Roadway profile Single vehicle Two vehicle Multi- vehicle
Grade 25.97 22.02 21.93
Hillcrest 2.23 2.69 1.95
Level 69.38 73.37 74.36
Unknown 2.07 1.63 1.51

NOTE: 'Sag' removed as it accounts for less than 1% of total crashes.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FARS Database, as of December 2009.