What are the monetary costs of car crashes?
The estimated cost of injuries and fatalities from car crashes was $300 billion in 2009.1 Every year, more than 5.5 million car crashes are reported to police in the United States, with more than 30,000 fatalities and 2 million injuries.
- American Automobile Association (AAA). (2011). AAA study finds costs associated with traffic crashes are more than three times greater than congestion costs. Retrieved May 4, 2012, from http://newsroom.aaa.com/2011/11/aaa-study-finds-costs-associated-with-traffic-crashes-are-more-than-three-times-greater-than-congestion-costs/ [top]
Last Updated Date: 11/30/2012
Last Reviewed Date: 11/30/2012