MAINE CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS

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35,042
Number of reported car crashes in Maine (2017) resulting in...

168
Deaths and...

3,326
Injuries

1,258 individuals weren't buckled at the time of the accident!

Accident deaths have increased 8.3% since 2008!

Deadliest Counties For Car Accidents (Fatalities):

Cumberland - 27
York - 18
Androscoggin - 17
Kennebec - 16
Penobscot - 16

Most Dangerous Months For Car Accidents (Total Crashes):

December - 4,401
February - 3,412
January - 3,250
November - 3,242
October - 2,935

There were 430 speed related accidents in Maine

Drivers tested positive for some type of drug in 1,326 Maine crashes

Exterior distractions (1,335 accidents) were a greater cause of accidents than electronic devices (661 accidents).

900 accidents involved a drowsey driver!

3,211 crashes involved some form of distracted driving

Running a red light or stop sign was the cause of 756 accidents.

Most Dangerous Days of The Week (Total Crashes):

Friday - 5,921
Tuesday - 5,479
Wednesday - 5,401
Thursday - 5,201
Saturday - 4,704

Let's Reduce Accidents Together Maine

Always wear a seatbelt.

Remain alert behind the wheel.

Obey speed limits and road signs.

Put your phone away while driving.

Don't drive after drinking.

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