Texas – In 2000 an estimated $19.7
billion in economic costs were due to motor vehicle crashes
according to NHTSA.
United States - The
economic cost of motor vehicle crashes in 2000 was $230.6
billion. This represents the present value of lifetime
costs for 41,821 fatalities, 5.3 million non-fatal injuries,
and 28 million damaged vehicles, in both police-reported
and unreported crashes. Just looking at speed related
collisions, the economic cost to society was estimated
by NHTSA to be $40.4 billion that year.