Arrive Alive

Facts and Figures

Deaths By Year

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2013 Year End Total = 757
2012 Year End Total = 826 
2011 Year End Total = 786
2010 Year End Total = 821 
2009 Year End Total = 878
2008 Year End Total = 960
2007 Year End Total = 992
2006 Year End Total = 1,096 
2005 Year End Total = 1,257

 

Missouri Crash Statistics

BIG PICTURE

  • In 2013, 757 people were killed in Missouri traffic crashes.
  • Overall, since 2005, traffic deaths decreased 39.8 percent.
  • Six out of 10 vehicle occupants killed in 2013 Missouri traffic crashes were unbuckled.
  • Only 80 percent of Missourians wear their seat belt, well below the national average of 86 percent.
  • Nearly thirty percent of Missouri traffic fatalities in 2013 involved a substance-impaired driver.
  • Leading causes of 2013 fatal crassh include speeding, substance-impairment and improper lane usage.

YOUNG DRIVERS

  • Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for people 15 to 20 years old.
  • Three out of four teen vehicle occupants (13-19) killed in 2013 Missouri traffic crashes were not wearing a safety belt.
  • While Missouri’s seat belt survey shows 67% of Missouri teens wear their seat belt, 70% of the teen vehicle occupants killed in 2013 were not wearing a seat belt.
  • One in five 2013 Missouri traffic crashes involved a young driver (under the age of 21)