Native American Traffic Safety Facts
FARS 2011-2015
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Identifying Fatal Crashes involving Native Americans/Alaskan Natives: Methodology Overview

Categories 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total: 2011-2015
1. Total Traffic Fatalities a. All Native American Fatalities 569 553 511 606 601 2,840
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 207 212 180 207 213 1,019
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 388 367 316 359 369 1,799
2. Traffic Fatalities (Driver Only) a. All Native American Fatalities 286 274 256 307 294 1,417
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 91 87 85 99 100 462
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 191 178 172 203 202 946
3. Traffic Fatalities (Driver Only) Aged 20 and Under a. All Native American Fatalities 48 33 32 35 30 178
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 18 9 8 9 7 51
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 27 17 14 18 15 91
4. Passenger Vehicle Occupant Fatalities (all seat Positions) a. All Native American Fatalities 377 365 336 399 384 1,861
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 135 139 121 125 134 654
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 258 252 217 227 239 1,193
5. Alcohol Impaired Driving Fatalities BAC .01 to .07 a. All Native American Fatalities 20 21 29 28 31 128
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 6 8 7 11 14 46
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 11 15 14 28 26 94
6. Alcohol Impaired Driving Fatalities BAC .08+ a. All Native American Fatalities 246 256 213 237 247 1,200
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 104 113 98 90 118 522
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 170 149 138 133 168 759
7. Speed Related Fatalities a. All Native American Fatalities 197 210 177 185 175 944
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 76 91 71 61 74 373
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 142 146 128 108 125 649
8. Fatalities by Age (Driver Only) < 15 a. All Native American Fatalities 3 1 0 1 0 5
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 0 0 0 1 0 1
9. Fatalities by Age (Driver Only) 15-20 a. All Native American Fatalities 45 32 32 34 30 173
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 18 9 8 9 7 51
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 27 17 14 17 15 90
10. Fatalities by Age (Driver Only) 21+ a. All Native American Fatalities 236 241 224 272 264 1,237
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 72 78 77 90 93 410
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 163 161 158 185 187 854
11. All Vehicles Occupant Restraint Use - Restrained a. All Native American Fatalities 112 107 110 144 128 601
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 29 24 19 23 22 117
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 93 78 59 89 80 399
12. All Vehicles Occupant Restraint Use - Unrestrained a. All Native American Fatalities 281 274 232 277 257 1,321
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 103 105 90 109 102 509
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 185 180 154 166 166 851
13. All Vehicles Occupant Restraint Use - Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 66 63 59 59 75 322
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 38 49 37 37 47 208
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 50 63 54 49 60 276
14. Passenger Car Occupant Restraint Use - Restrained a. All Native American Fatalities 67 51 53 79 52 302
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 18 8 11 16 9 62
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 40 34 29 46 36 185
15. Passenger Car Occupant Restraint Use - Unrestrained a. All Native American Fatalities 112 107 96 104 103 522
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 30 41 36 42 37 186
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 65 65 59 60 57 306
16. Passenger Car Occupant Restraint Use - Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 17 15 19 14 24 89
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 7 8 7 5 7 34
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 10 16 15 7 12 60
17. Light Truck Occupant Restraint Use - Restrained a. All Native American Fatalities 31 38 46 48 50 213
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 9 14 8 5 12 48
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 28 31 20 27 25 131
18. Light Truck Occupant Restraint Use - Unrestrained a. All Native American Fatalities 133 134 106 135 133 641
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 65 55 49 49 57 275
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 105 89 78 77 91 440
19. Light Truck Occupant Restraint Use - Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 17 20 16 19 22 94
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 6 13 10 8 12 49
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 10 17 16 10 18 71
20. Passenger Vehicle Occupant Age 4 and Under - Total a. All Native American Fatalities 7 9 9 7 12 44
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 5 4 5 1 3 18
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 11 4 7 1 4 27
21. Passenger Vehicle Occupant Age 4 and Under - Restrained a. All Native American Fatalities 2 2 2 4 6 16
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 0 0 2 0 1 3
22. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Passenger Car a. All Native American Fatalities 196 173 168 197 179 913
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 55 57 54 63 53 282
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 115 115 103 113 105 551
23. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Light Truck - Pickup a. All Native American Fatalities 103 78 84 91 111 467
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 50 35 34 28 41 188
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 85 61 61 49 76 332
24. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Light Truck Van a. All Native American Fatalities 22 20 16 27 19 104
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 6 4 8 8 7 33
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 10 11 8 17 10 56
25. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Large Truck a. All Native American Fatalities 2 5 1 8 6 22
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 1 1 0 1 1 4
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 5 4 6 5 5 25
26. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Bus c. All Fatalities on Reservations 0 9 0 0 0 9
27. Total Fatalities by Vehicle Type: Other/Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 38 36 37 41 39 191
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 32 33 21 37 32 155
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 39 38 26 47 40 190
28. Motorcycle Fatalities: Total a. All Native American Fatalities 42 38 27 32 31 170
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 2 5 4 6 4 21
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 26 18 18 25 22 109
29. Motorcycle Fatalities: Helmeted a. All Native American Fatalities 12 16 11 13 19 71
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 1 1 0 1 0 3
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 19 9 6 12 14 60
30. Motorcycle Fatalities: Unhelmeted a. All Native American Fatalities 27 20 12 19 10 88
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 0 2 2 5 2 11
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 5 7 9 13 6 40
31. Motorcycle Fatalities: Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 3 2 4 0 2 11
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 1 2 2 0 2 7
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 2 2 3 0 2 9
32. Non-Occupants: Total a. All Native American Fatalities 110 109 110 126 141 596
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 37 34 34 38 42 185
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 60 46 49 55 63 273
33. Non-Occupants: Pedestrians a. All Native American Fatalities 103 101 101 120 126 551
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 36 33 33 38 41 181
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 54 43 44 54 58 253
34. Non-Occupants: Pedalcyclists a. All Native American Fatalities 6 7 8 3 10 34
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 1 0 0 0 1 2
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 5 1 4 1 5 16
35. Non-Occupants: Other/Unknown a. All Native American Fatalities 1 1 1 3 5 11
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 0 1 1 0 0 2
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 1 2 1 0 0 4
36. Fatalities by Crash Type: Single Vehicle Crash a. All Native American Fatalities 403 392 361 417 404 1,977
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 170 167 145 153 149 784
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 292 262 229 236 241 1,260
37. Fatalities Involving a Large Truck a. All Native American Fatalities 48 40 43 66 46 243
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 9 10 11 11 4 45
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 27 26 37 29 25 144
38. All Occupant Fatalities Involving a Rollover a. All Native American Fatalities 235 260 216 227 229 1,167
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 114 121 104 98 102 539
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 205 195 168 155 155 878
39. Fatalities Involving a Roadway Departure a. All Native American Fatalities 326 326 277 344 336 1,609
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 124 127 97 119 126 593
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 243 235 192 209 221 1,100
40. Fatalities Involving an Intersection a. All Native American Fatalities 75 86 87 87 107 442
b. Native American Fatalities on Reservations 24 15 16 9 19 83
c. All Fatalities on Reservations 45 36 32 31 49 193