Motor Vehicle Injury Data

Purpose

To monitor the trends in incidence rate of motor vehicle injuries and fatalities.

Key Information

Demographics for people who went to an emergency department or died form a motor vehicle crash.

Collection Period

From 2010 to present, annually.

Rhode Island Numbers

Overall Compared to United States, 2010-2017

  • The Rhode Island motor vehicle fatality rate is lower the national rate.
  • The Rhode Island injury rate is more variable than the national rate.

Seatbelts

  • Rhode Island seatbelt usage is consistently less than the national average
  • The Rhode Island motor vehicle fatality rate is lower than the national rate.