You might be surprised to learn that the top 5 dangerous counties in North Carolina for drivers are not the largest counties with the most drivers. And some highly-populated cities are among the safest.
While large counties and cities may have more accidents in total, it’s not that simple. To get a true measure of danger for each county and city, we have to consider crash severity and crash rates based on population, registered vehicles, estimated vehicle miles traveled, and many other factors.
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) provides this information in its annual 151-page Traffic Crash Facts report – but don’t worry. We summarized it in the following easy-to-read infographic:
Stay Safe on North Carolina’s Roads
Each year, many crashes, injuries, and fatalities occur on North Carolina roads. Please keep your focus on the road and get to your destination safely.
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