Highway Fatality Rates By State

Highway fatality rates were highest in Montana and Louisiana in 2007 — more than two deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. The lowest state rates were found in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nationally, the fatality rate fell to a historic low of 1.27 in 2008.

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This is a map of the United States, with each state shaded according to the death rate from highway crashes.

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