DVRPC has prepared analysis for municipal and county staff members who work to improve safety on local roads. This volume focuses on fatal crashes and run-off-the-road crashes.
HOW MANY CRASHES OCCUR ON LOCAL ROADS?
Over 32,758 crashes occurred on local roads in the Delaware Valley on average each year between 2011 and 2013. This was approximately 40% of all crashes that occurred on all roads in the region in an average year.
TABLE 1: CRASHES ON ROADS IN THE DELAWARE VALLEY: 2011-2013
Total Crashes on Local Roads, 2011-2013 Total Crashes on All Roads, 2011-2013 PA 26,779 102,960 NJ 71,495 142,847 REGION 98,274 245,807