Traffic collisions take an enormous
toll in both human suffering and property damage.
does Texas stack up against the other states with regard
to traffic fatalities and economic losses?
Well, in 2006, there were 3,475 fatalities on our Texas
roadways. There were 42,642 fatalities in the United State.
Texas exceeded the national average based on 100,000,000
(one hundred million) miles traveled, with a rate of 1.46
deaths, the national rate was 1.41 deaths.