In 2019, 135 roadway workers were killed in work zones.

-National Workzone Safety Information Clearinghouse

In 2017 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives. 


Between 2015 and 2020 there have been 1,126 crashes where a driver was cited for failing to move over for an emergency, sanitation, or utility service vehicle. Of the crashes,m there were 2 fatalities, 37 incapacitating injuries, and 107 non-incapacitating injuries.


A discussion about safety, access, and mobility of Florida’s aging road users.

-Theresa Chestnut (District 1 CTST)

The Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon can reduce crashes by 55%.


Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons can reduce pedestrian crashes by 47%.


Motorist compliance with the requirement to yield has been shown to exceed 90% at PHBs.


In the US, one work zone fatality occurs for every 4 billion vehicle-miles of travel and for every $112 million worth of roadway construction expenditures.


More than 72% of pedestrian fatalities occurred at non-intersection locations (mid-block).


With the installation of roundabouts, there are fewer crashes, 90% fewer fatalities, and 75% fewer injuries.


In 2019, more than 3.5 million drivers ran red lights.

-National Coalition for Safer Roads

In Florida, speed is a factor in approximately 30% of all traffic crashes resulting in fatal and serious injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists.


Over 35% of speeding-related fatalities occur on lower speed collector and local roads.