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Dickson County

Traffic Safety Facts
Dickson County, Tennessee
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)* 8 19 14 10 18 17.70 41.60 30.23 21.13 37.59
(1) Alcohol-Impaired Driving (BAC=.08+) Fatalities 5 6 5 2 6 11.07 13.14 10.80 4.23 12.53
(2) Single Vehicle Crash Fatalities 5 11 8 5 8 11.07 24.08 17.27 10.56 16.71
(3) Large Truck Involved Crash Fatalities 1 1 1 3 2 2.21 2.19 2.16 6.34 4.18
(4) Speeding Involved Crash Fatalities 2 1 1 2 2 4.43 2.19 2.16 4.23 4.18
(5) Rollover Involved Crash Fatalities 2 4 3 2 5 4.43 8.76 6.48 4.23 10.44
(6) Roadway Departure Involved Crash Fatalities 4 13 10 8 13 8.85 28.46 21.59 16.90 27.15
(7) Intersection (or Intersection Related) Crash Fatalities 0 0 1 1 3 0.00 0.00 2.16 2.11 6.27
Passenger Car Occupant Fatalities 4 9 9 3 7 8.85 19.70 19.43 6.34 14.62
Light Truck Occupant Fatalities 1 5 0 4 9 2.21 10.95 0.00 8.45 18.80
Motorcyclist Fatalities 1 0 3 1 1 2.21 0.00 6.48 2.11 2.09
Pedestrian Fatalities 1 5 1 0 1 2.21 10.95 2.16 0.00 2.09
Bicyclist (or Other Cyclist) Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 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 1 8 4 3 7 2.21 17.51 8.64 6.34 14.62
Unrestrained 4 4 4 4 8 8.85 8.76 8.64 8.45 16.71
Unknown Restraint Use 0 2 1 0 1 0.00 4.38 2.16 0.00 2.09
Total 5 14 9 7 16 11.07 30.65 19.43 14.79 33.41

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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 1 0 2 1 0 2.21 0.00 4.32 2.11 0.00
No Helmet Used 0 0 1 0 1 0.00 0.00 2.16 0.00 2.09
Unknown Helmet Use 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 1 0 3 1 1 2.21 0.00 6.48 2.11 2.09

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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 0 3 0 0
White Non-Hispanic 6 11 12 10
Black, Non-Hispanic 1 0 1 0
Total 7 14 13 10
Non-Occupants
(Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists and
Other/Unknown Non-Occupants)
Hispanic 0 0 0 0
White Non-Hispanic 1 5 1 0
Black, Non-Hispanic 0 0 0 0
Total 1 5 1 0
Total Hispanic 0 3 0 0
White Non-Hispanic 7 16 13 10
Black, Non-Hispanic 1 0 1 0
Total 8 19 14 10

2008 Race/Hispanic Origin Data is Not Yet Complete

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