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Clark County

Traffic Safety Facts
Clark County, Nevada
2008-2012

 
Data Source: FARS 2008 - 2011 Final and Fars 2012 ARF

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Fatalities by Person/Crash Type
Fatality Type Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Fatalities (All Crashes)* 201 144 148 117 170 10.51 7.42 7.58 5.95 8.50
(1) Alcohol-Impaired Driving (BAC=.08+) Fatalities 72 46 38 37 59 3.77 2.37 1.95 1.88 2.95
(2) Single Vehicle Crash Fatalities 114 81 87 69 99 5.96 4.18 4.45 3.51 4.95
(3) Large Truck Involved Crash Fatalities 12 11 4 7 9 0.63 0.57 0.20 0.36 0.45
(4) Speeding Involved Crash Fatalities 56 61 52 40 71 2.93 3.15 2.66 2.03 3.55
(5) Rollover Involved Crash Fatalities 46 33 31 24 46 2.41 1.70 1.59 1.22 2.30
(6) Roadway Departure Involved Crash Fatalities 75 38 49 47 61 3.92 1.96 2.51 2.39 3.05
(7) Intersection (or Intersection Related) Crash Fatalities 53 57 55 34 67 2.77 2.94 2.82 1.73 3.35
Passenger Car Occupant Fatalities 67 48 54 32 66 3.50 2.47 2.76 1.63 3.30
Light Truck Occupant Fatalities 41 25 25 28 28 2.14 1.29 1.28 1.42 1.40
Motorcyclist Fatalities 37 34 32 25 28 1.93 1.75 1.64 1.27 1.40
Pedestrian Fatalities 45 28 28 29 40 2.35 1.44 1.43 1.47 2.00
Bicyclist (or Other Cyclist) Fatalities 6 5 3 1 2 0.31 0.26 0.15 0.05 0.10

(1) Crash Involved at Least One Driver or Motorcycle Rider With a BAC of .08 or Above
(2) Crash Involved Only One Vehicle In Transport
(3) Crash Involved at Least One Large Truck
(4) Crash Involved at Least One Vehicle Speeding
(5) Crash Involved at Least One Vehicle That Rolled Over
(6) Crash Involved at Least One Vehicle That Departed the Roadway (FHWA Definition)
(7) Crash Occured Within an Intersection or Within the Approach to an Intersection
*A Fatality Can Be in More Than One Category. Therefore Sum of the Individual Cells Will Not Equal the Total Due to Double Counting

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Passenger Vehicle Occupant Fatalities by Restraint Use
Restraint Use Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Restrained 48 34 39 24 51 2.51 1.75 2.00 1.22 2.55
Unrestrained 53 34 38 25 40 2.77 1.75 1.95 1.27 2.00
Unknown Restraint Use 7 5 2 11 3 0.37 0.26 0.10 0.56 0.15
Total 108 73 79 60 94 5.65 3.76 4.04 3.05 4.70

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Motorcyclist Fatalities by Helmet Use
Helmet Use Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Helmet Used 28 31 26 22 19 1.46 1.60 1.33 1.12 0.95
No Helmet Used 9 2 6 3 7 0.47 0.10 0.31 0.15 0.35
Unknown Helmet Use 0 1 0 0 2 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.10
Total 37 34 32 25 28 1.93 1.75 1.64 1.27 1.40

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Fatalities by Person Type and Race/Hispanic Origin
Person Type by Race/Hispanic Origin 2008 2009 2010 2011
Occupants (All Vehicle Types) Hispanic 30 23 17 22
White Non-Hispanic 95 76 73 47
Black, Non-Hispanic 16 8 11 10
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 1
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 3 6 4
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 1 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 7 0 4 0
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 0 0 0 2
Total 148 110 112 86
Non-Occupants
(Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists and
Other/Unknown Non-Occupants)
Hispanic 8 6 8 5
White Non-Hispanic 33 19 21 17
Black, Non-Hispanic 7 8 5 4
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 1
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 1 2 3
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 2 0 0 1
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 3 0 0 0
Total 53 34 36 31
Total Hispanic 38 29 25 27
White Non-Hispanic 128 95 94 64
Black, Non-Hispanic 23 16 16 14
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 2
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 4 8 7
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 1 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 9 0 4 1
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 3 0 0 2
Total 201 144 148 117

2012 Race/Hispanic Origin Data is Not Yet Complete

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