Table 2-1: Highway Traffic Fatalities and Fatality Rates: 2010

Table 2-1: Highway Traffic Fatalities and Fatality Rates: 2010

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State Traffic fatalities Licensed drivers (thousands) Registered vehicles1 (thousands) Vehicle-miles traveled (millions) Population (thousands) Fatality rate per 100,000 Population
Alabama 862 3,806 4,654 64,163 4,785 18
Alaska 56 515 710 4,798 714 8
Arizona 762 4,444 4,320 60,063 6,413 12
Arkansas 563 2,078 2,073 33,504 2,922 19
California2 2,715 23,753 31,014 322,849 37,338 7
Colorado2 448 3,779 4,180 46,940 5,048 9
Connecticut3 319 2,935 3,082 31,294 3,575 9
Delaware 101 695 799 8,948 900 11
District of Columbia 24 385 212 3,591 605 4
Florida 2,445 13,950 14,373 195,755 18,839 13
Georgia2 1,244 6,508 7,702 111,722 9,712 13
Hawaii 113 909 904 9,995 1,363 8
Idaho 209 1,070 1,325 15,801 1,571 13
Illinois 927 8,374 10,079 105,788 12,842 7
Indiana4 754 5,550 5,698 75,761 6,491 12
Iowa 390 2,167 3,313 31,389 3,050 13
Kansas 431 2,033 2,436 29,900 2,859 15
Kentucky 760 2,950 3,589 48,007 4,347 17
Louisiana 710 3,134 4,086 45,439 4,545 16
Maine 161 1,020 1,054 14,549 1,327 12
Maryland 493 3,918 4,557 56,126 5,786 9
Massachusetts 314 4,593 5,334 54,362 6,555 5
Michigan2 942 7,083 9,286 97,567 9,877 10
Minnesota 411 3,281 4,848 56,632 5,311 8
Mississippi 641 1,928 2,016 39,841 2,970 22
Missouri 819 4,246 5,153 70,864 5,996 14
Montana 189 744 926 11,190 991 19
Nebraska 190 1,352 1,802 19,438 1,830 10
Nevada 257 1,691 1,362 21,119 2,704 10
New Hampshire3 128 1,037 1,203 13,065 1,317 10
New Jersey 556 5,953 6,628 73,028 8,800 6
New Mexico 346 1,406 1,612 25,325 2,066 17
New York 1,200 11,286 10,255 131,252 19,395 6
North Carolina 1,319 6,537 5,743 102,385 9,560 14
North Dakota 105 483 736 8,263 675 16
Ohio 1,080 7,963 9,801 111,836 11,538 9
Oklahoma 668 2,349 3,357 47,746 3,760 18
Oregon 317 2,770 3,050 33,774 3,838 8
Pennsylvania3 1,324 8,737 9,991 100,329 12,718 10
Rhode Island 3 66 748 782 8,280 1,053 6
South Carolina 810 3,337 3,661 49,124 4,637 17
South Dakota 140 602 926 8,866 817 17
Tennessee 1,031 4,418 5,114 70,439 6,357 16
Texas2 2,998 15,158 17,194 234,016 25,253 12
Utah 236 1,660 2,655 26,585 2,775 9
Vermont 71 513 567 7,248 626 11
Virginia 740 5,402 6,149 82,171 8,024 9
Washington2 458 5,106 4,683 57,190 6,743 7
West Virginia 315 1,206 1,436 19,203 1,854 17
Wisconsin 572 4,133 4,968 59,420 5,692 10
Wyoming5 155 419 663 9,568 565 27
United States, total 32,885 210,115 242,061 2,966,506 309,330 11

1Does not include motorcycle registrations.

2State did not provide complete current registration data. Table displays estimates by FHWA.

3The following farm trucks, registered at a nominal fee and restricted to use in the vicinity of the owner's farm, are not included in this table: Connecticut, 6,823; New Hampshire, 13,001; Pennsylvania, 11,038; and Rhode Island , 1,491.

4State did not provide current license data. Data are for 2008.

5State did not provide current VMT data. Data are for 2009.

SOURCES: Fatalities: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System Encyclopedia 2010 , available at http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx as of May 4, 2012. Drivers, vehicles, and VMT: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2010 , DL-22, MV-1, and VM-2, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics.cfm as of May 4, 2012. Population: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Vintage 2011, available at http://www.census.gov/popest/index.html as of May 4, 2012.