Table 3-2: Motor Vehicle Fatality Rates


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United States
Mexico

 

Notes:

  All countries

Road vehicle-kilometers for Mexico include federal roads only.

U.S. and Canadian data include all roads (both federal and local).

  Mexico

Road fatalities: Data for 1997 are not available because in 1996 some modifications were made to the questionnaire used to capture this data, as a result, data collected had some characteristics that do not allow its use as a reliable statistics. Subsequently, the questionnaire incorporated several changes to improve data quality.

  United States

Revised numbers are revised from original source. 1 kilometer = approximately 0.621371 miles. Road vehicle-kilometers and Road motor vehicles data for 2007-09 are not comparable to previous years due to a change in the methodology.

 

Sources:
  Canada

Road fatalities: Transport Canada. Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation. National Collision Data Base (special tabulations).

Road vehicle-kilometers: 1995: Transport Canada. Ministry of Public Works and Government Services. Transportation in Canada 1997: Annual Report. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

2000-2009: Statistics Canada. Table 405-0063 Canadian vehicle survey, vehicle-kilometres, by type of vehicle and type of vehicle body, annual (table). CANSIM (database).http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a01?lang=eng (accessed October 4, 2011).

Road motor vehicles:

1990-1998: Statistics Canada. Table 405-0001 Road motor vehicle, trailer and snowmobile registration, annual (number), CANSIM (database). http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a01?lang=eng (accessed October 29, 2010).

1999-2014: Statistics Canada. Table 405-0004 Vehicle registrations, annual (number), CANSIM (database). http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a01?lang=eng (accessed October 20, 2016).

  Mexico

Road: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, y Geografía. Dirección General de Estadísticas Económicas, based on data collected from Secretaría de Finanzas of the State Governments, Municipal Treasuries or Regulatory Agencies of Transport in the States of Mexico. Data for Mexico City are from the Secretaría de Movilidad. (Mexico City: various years).

Road: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Dirección General de Estadísticas Económicas, based on data from Seguridad Pública y Vialidad State and/or Municipal. Data for Mexico City are from the Agencias del Ministerio Público or Juzgados Cívicos. (Mexico City: various years).

Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Dirección General de Planeación. Based on data provided by Dirección General de Policía Federal de Caminos y Puertos (until 1998); Policía Federal de Caminos (1999); and Policía Federal Preventiva from 2000. (Mexico, City).

  United States

U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 2-1, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics.