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Los Angeles County

Traffic Safety Facts
Los Angeles County, California
2010-2014

 
Data Source: FARS 2010 - 2013 Final and FARS 2014 ARF

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Fatalities by Person/Crash Type
Fatality Type Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Fatalities (All Crashes)* 564 541 616 625 633 5.74 5.47 6.18 6.22 6.26
(1) Alcohol-Impaired Driving (BAC=.08+) Fatalities 161 130 165 187 170 1.64 1.31 1.65 1.86 1.68
(2) Single Vehicle Crash Fatalities 350 334 379 379 358 3.56 3.37 3.80 3.77 3.54
(3) Large Truck Involved Crash Fatalities 41 51 40 51 58 0.42 0.52 0.40 0.51 0.57
(4) Speeding Involved Crash Fatalities 225 195 246 245 239 2.29 1.97 2.47 2.44 2.36
(5) Rollover Involved Crash Fatalities 77 79 92 88 88 0.78 0.80 0.92 0.88 0.87
(6) Roadway Departure Involved Crash Fatalities 197 188 218 205 190 2.00 1.90 2.19 2.04 1.88
(7) Intersection (or Intersection Related) Crash Fatalities 204 201 235 218 233 2.08 2.03 2.36 2.17 2.30
Passenger Car Occupant Fatalities 191 171 193 200 198 1.94 1.73 1.93 1.99 1.96
Light Truck Occupant Fatalities 70 74 80 63 69 0.71 0.75 0.80 0.63 0.68
Motorcyclist Fatalities 75 89 113 106 116 0.76 0.90 1.13 1.05 1.15
Pedestrian Fatalities 194 170 196 209 207 1.97 1.72 1.96 2.08 2.05
Bicyclist (or Other Cyclist) Fatalities 22 27 20 30 24 0.22 0.27 0.20 0.30 0.24

(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
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Restrained 156 141 172 153 149 1.59 1.42 1.72 1.52 1.47
Unrestrained 72 86 70 73 84 0.73 0.87 0.70 0.73 0.83
Unknown Restraint Use 33 18 31 37 34 0.34 0.18 0.31 0.37 0.34
Total 261 245 273 263 267 2.66 2.48 2.74 2.62 2.64

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Motorcyclist Fatalities by Helmet Use
Helmet Use Fatalities Fatalities Per 100,000 Population
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Helmet Used 70 84 104 100 111 0.71 0.85 1.04 0.99 1.10
No Helmet Used 4 4 9 3 5 0.04 0.04 0.09 0.03 0.05
Unknown Helmet Use 1 1 0 3 0 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.03 0.00
Total 75 89 113 106 116 0.76 0.90 1.13 1.05 1.15

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Fatalities by Person Type and Race/Hispanic Origin
Person Type by Race/Hispanic Origin 2010 2011 2012 2013
Occupants (All Vehicle Types) Hispanic 152 142 139 153
White Non-Hispanic 100 130 146 145
Black, Non-Hispanic 41 30 55 30
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 1 0 1 1
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 20 20 26 24
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 1 4 2 1
Multiple Races, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 8 4 8 5
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 5 4 6 5
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 11 4 9 19
Total 339 338 392 383
Non-Occupants
(Pedestrians, Pedalcyclists and
Other/Unknown Non-Occupants)
Hispanic 101 82 75 95
White Non-Hispanic 62 56 88 73
Black, Non-Hispanic 28 32 30 31
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 3 2 0
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 20 18 12 23
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 0 0 0 1
Multiple Races, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 2 2 5 3
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 4 5 4 9
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 8 5 8 7
Total 225 203 224 242
Total Hispanic 253 224 214 248
White Non-Hispanic 162 186 234 218
Black, Non-Hispanic 69 62 85 61
American Indian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 1 3 3 1
Asian, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 40 38 38 47
Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 1 4 2 2
Multiple Races, Non-Hispanic/Unknown 10 6 13 8
All Other Non-Hispanic or Race 9 9 10 14
Unknown Race and Unknown Hispanic 19 9 17 26
Total 564 541 616 625

2014 Race/Hispanic Origin Data is Not Yet Complete

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