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Barish, Lawrence S.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / State of Wisconsin 1991-1992 Blue Book
(1991-1992)

Statistical information on Wisconsin,   pp. [565]-832 PDF (88.2 MB)


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                                STATISTICS: TRANSPORTATION              
                            829
            WISCONSIN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS - Cont.
                   Drivers Involved in Accidents, By Age Group, 1989
                              Total Licensed Drivers    Involved in Accidents*
       Type of Accident
 Age of                      Number by    Age Group  Number by     Percent
of           Personal  Property
 Drivers                     Age Group    as Percent Age Group    Total Drivers
 Fatal   Injury   Damage
 14 years and under ..........      0         0.00%       230           0.10%
      3       97        130
 15 years....................       0         0.00        307           0.13
       3      111        193
 16 years....................  33,849         1.01      6,848          2.84
       15     2,330     4,503
 17 years....................  50,162         1.49      8,267          3.43
       44     2,793      5,430
 18 years....................  60,944         1.82      9,310          3.86
       39     3,324      5,947
 19 years....................  64,858         1.93      8,603          3.57
       36     2,980      5,587
 20 years....................  65,233         1.94      7,550          3.13
       31     2,620      4,899
 21 years....................  66,870         1.99      7,504          3.11
       46     2,611     4,847
 22 years....................  70,241         2.09      7,073          2.94
       35     2,478     4,560
 23 years....................  67,811         2.02      7,021          2.91
       48     2,315     4,658
 24 years....................  72,144         2.15      6,941          2.88
       34     2,343     4,564
 25-34 years................. 802,042        23.89     57,832         24.00
      305    18,925    38,602
 35-44 years................. 693,960        20.67     37,777          15.68
     199    12,014    25,564
 45-54 years................. 451,657        13.45     20,883          8.67
      102     6,696     14,085
 55-64 years................. 380,054        11.32     15,072          6.26
       79     4,790     10,203
 65-74 years................. 307,066         9.15     10,450          4.34
       66     3,332     7,052
 75-84 years................. 148,405        4.42       5,316          2.21
       60     1,643     3,613
 85 years and over ............22,040         0.66        763          0.32
        9      249        505
 Unknown .....................   .3          0.00      23,182          9.62
       28    3,583     19,571
     TOTAL ............. 3,357,339         100.00%    240,929        100.00%
   1,182   75,234    164,513
 *Figure indicates the number of times drivers in this age group were involved
in an accident. For drivers with more than
 one accident, each accident is counted separately.
 Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 1989 Wisconsin Traffic Accident
Facts, 1990.
               Blood Alcohol of Driver Fatalities, By Age Group, 1989
    Drivers' Blood Alcohol Content
 Age Group                   Drivers             Drivers Tested         
    0.001-     0.05-       0.10
 of Drivers                  Killed      Total     Negative     Positive
    0.049      0.099     and over
 17 and under................  30         27          18            9   
      2           3           4
 18 years....................  13          11          8            3   
      0           1           2
 19 years....................  21         20           8           12   
       1          3           8
 20 years....................  13          13          4            9   
      0          2           7
 21 years....................  21         21           7           14   
      3           0         11
 22-24 years .................48          44           8           36   
      2          4          30
 25-34 years................. 127        123          51           72   
      7           7         58
 35-44 years .................79          69          25           44   
      2          4          38
 45-54 years.................  35         32          15           17   
      4          3          10
 55-64 years.................  39         35          26            9   
      1           1           7
 65-74 years.................  31         24          22            2   
      1          0           1
 75-84 years.................  45         31          26            5   
      2          0           3
 85 and over.................   6          5           4           1    
      0          0            1
    TOTAL................     508        455         222         233    
     25         28         180
Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 1989 Wisconsin Traffic Accident
Facts, 1990.
                              Motorcycle Accidents, 1980-1989
                              Total                Cycle Accidents
                            Registered                  Personal   Property
        Cyclist Fatalities
Year                          Cycles     Total   Fatal   Injury    Damage
    Total   No Helmet    Helmet
1980 ...................... 177,409      4,373    105     3,857      411
      105        71         34
1981 ...................... 187,922      4,264    114     3,741      409
      108        80         28
1982 ...................... 187,601      3,779    115     3,312      352
      112        85         27
1983 ...................... 185,685      4,149    97      3,663      389
       96        70         26
1984 ...................... 190,612      4,085    94      3,587      404
       96        68         28
1985 ...................... 188,331      4,289    92      3,735      462
       90        66         24
1986 ...................... 186,020      3,800    103     3,285      412
      104        85         19
1987 ...................... 180,417      3,597    84      3,017      496
       86        66         20
1988 ...................... 177,962      3,407    91      2,852      464
       93        71         22
1989 ...................... 171,172      2,889    65      2,423      401
       68        55         13
Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 1989 Wiscansin Traffic Accident
Facts, 1990.


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