Motor vehicle crashes are the #1 cause of
death for those ages 14 to 24. In fact, one teenage-driver crash
occurs every 2.6 hours in North Dakota
One person in North Dakota dies in a crash every 2.5 days.
One traffic crash occurs every 27 minutes.
‘Strain or Injury By’ and ‘Fall or Slip Injury’
together account for 67% of all wage-loss
claims led with ND Workforce Safety &
The age group who files the most claims is
the 18 to 29 age group - accounting for
29% of all claims filed in 2011.
According to the Center for Disease Control,
the one-year cost of medical care and productivity
losses associated with injuries
from motor vehicle crashes in 2011,
exceeded $99 billion in the US.
Rollover crashes are the second most
common type of traffic crash in ND.
Crash investigations revealed that 82% of
rollover victims were not wearing their
seatbelt at the time of the crash. And 93%
of them were ejected from their vehicle.