Tuesday, February 15, 2011

U.S. DOT: Florida Leads Nation in Pedestrian Fatality Rate

An "early edition report" issued by the United States Department of Transportation ranks Florida at the top of nation's Pedestrian Fatality Rates, based on 2009 data. 

In addition, Florida had 107 bicyclist fatalities in 2009--more than any other State.   California had 99 bicyclist fatalities.  The next highest, Texas, had 48.

Here are the Top 10 States on the DOT's Pedestrian Fatality Rate chart: