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Five Year Fatality Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles
Goal: Reduce the five-year fatality rate to 1.10 per 100 million vehicle miles traveled for the 2016-2020 period.


Five Year Fatality Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles
CY 2012 to 2016

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1.28

Why This Is Important

Even one death on Idaho's highways is one death too many.  An estimated total of 1052 people lost their lives on Idaho roads between 2012 and 2016.  Each death is a personal tragedy for the individual's family and friends, and has an enormous financial cost to the community.  Every life counts.

How We Measure It

The measure is calculated by dividing the number of fatalities that occur over a five-year period by the number of vehicle miles traveled over the same five-year period.  The five-year rate for 2012 to 2016 is 1.28 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. (Note: This rate is based on Idaho's estimate of vehicle miles traveled rather than the required Federal estimate which is not yet available.)

What We're Doing About It

The department advances programs to eliminate traffic deaths, serious injuries, and economic losses.  These programs focus on engineering, education, enforcement and emergency response.


Five-Year Fatality Rate
(Per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled)

  Goal
  Rate
  Est. Rate


Total Fatalities By Year

  Number


Cumulative Fatalities on Idaho Roads by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2012 13 21 36 50 67 82 109 129 144 157 172 184
2013 8 12 29 43 59 78 109 131 147 176 194 214
2014 7 13 27 40 58 80 107 133 152 161 170 186
2015 6 16 34 44 61 89 120 142 166 186 202 216
2016 10 23 37 56 81 113 137 165 190 216 239 252
2017 8 17 30 48 77 110 135 156 176 197
Note: The cumulative fatalities for 2016 and 2017 currently represent "estimates" for the months and years.

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