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Guilford County

Traffic Safety Facts
Guilford County, North Carolina
2004-2008

 
Data Source: FARS 2004 - 2007 Final and Fars 2008 ARF

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Fatalities by Person/Crash Type

Fatality Type Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Fatalities (All Crashes)* 46 81 42 61 68 10.50 18.20 9.24 13.15 14.40
(1) Alcohol-Impaired Driving (BAC=.08+) Fatalities 13 30 16 26 23 2.97 6.74 3.52 5.60 4.87
(2) Single Vehicle Crash Fatalities 25 41 23 33 44 5.71 9.21 5.06 7.11 9.32
(3) Large Truck Involved Crash Fatalities 6 12 2 4 11 1.37 2.70 0.44 0.86 2.33
(4) Speeding Involved Crash Fatalities 12 36 15 24 23 2.74 8.09 3.30 5.17 4.87
(5) Rollover Involved Crash Fatalities 7 11 12 20 25 1.60 2.47 2.64 4.31 5.29
(6) Roadway Departure Involved Crash Fatalities 23 39 25 34 40 5.25 8.77 5.50 7.33 8.47
(7) Intersection (or Intersection Related) Crash Fatalities 8 16 9 14 14 1.83 3.60 1.98 3.02 2.96
Passenger Car Occupant Fatalities 24 40 20 24 28 5.48 8.99 4.40 5.17 5.93
Light Truck Occupant Fatalities 9 19 10 18 21 2.05 4.27 2.20 3.88 4.45
Motorcyclist Fatalities 4 6 6 11 11 0.91 1.35 1.32 2.37 2.33
Pedestrian Fatalities 7 12 6 4 5 1.60 2.70 1.32 0.86 1.06
Bicyclist (or Other Cyclist) Fatalities 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.22 0.00 0.00 0.00

(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
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Restrained 15 24 12 19 24 3.42 5.39 2.64 4.09 5.08
Unrestrained 16 28 17 22 24 3.65 6.29 3.74 4.74 5.08
Unknown Restraint Use 2 7 1 1 1 0.46 1.57 0.22 0.22 0.21
Total 33 59 30 42 49 7.53 13.26 6.60 9.05 10.38

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Motorcyclist Fatalities by Helmet Use

Helmet Use Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Helmet Used 4 6 6 11 10 0.91 1.35 1.32 2.37 2.12
No Helmet Used 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.21
Unknown Helmet Use 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 4 6 6 11 11 0.91 1.35 1.32 2.37 2.33

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Fatalities by Person Type and Race/Hispanic Origin

Person Type by Race/Hispanic Origin 2004 2005 2006 2007
Occupants (All Vehicle Types) Hispanic 5 6 5 3
White Non-Hispanic 22 42 17 42
Black, Non-Hispanic 10 16 13 10
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 1 1 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 1 1 0 0
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 1 2 0 0
Total 39 68 36 55
Non-Occupants
(Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists and
Other/Unknown Non-Occupants)
Hispanic 1 1 0 2
White Non-Hispanic 3 8 3 1
Black, Non-Hispanic 3 4 3 3
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 0 0 0 0
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 0 0 0 0
Total 7 13 6 6
Total Hispanic 6 7 5 5
White Non-Hispanic 25 50 20 43
Black, Non-Hispanic 13 20 16 13
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 1 1 0
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 1 1 0 0
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 1 2 0 0
Total 46 81 42 61

2008 Race/Hispanic Origin Data is Not Yet Complete

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