Regional Distracted Driving Data

Total Distracted Driving Crashes

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 704 764 843 651 697 608 4,267
Chambers 51 57 58 67 44 64 341
Fort Bend 1,057 761 537 590 626 835 4,406
Galveston 1,357 1,217 1,334 944 788 997 6,637
Harris 8,678 7,464 7,015 5,339 4,959 5,104 38,559
Liberty 136 149 184 133 109 114 825
Montgomery 1,434 1,206 1,097 820 724 690 5,971
Waller 104 131 66 122 98 92 613
Regional Total: 13,521 11,749 11,134 8,666 8,045 8,504 61,619

ANNUAL VMT (in 100 M VMT)

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 20.67 21.49 22.31 22.81 23.31 25.37 135.94
Chambers 9.89 10.17 10.45 10.70 10.95 11.35 63.50
Fort Bend 30.99 32.49 33.99 35.09 36.19 39.17 207.93
Galveston 18.81 18.97 19.13 19.69 20.26 21.53 118.38
Harris 351.89 364.19 376.50 382.42 388.33 404.77 2,268.10
Liberty 8.29 8.50 8.71 8.91 9.10 9.66 53.18
Montgomery 33.98 35.94 37.90 38.77 39.63 42.10 228.33
Waller 7.16 7.40 7.63 7.82 8.00 8.42 46.44
Regional Total: 481.68 499.15 516.62 526.20 535.78 562.37 3,121.79

Crash Rates for Distracted Driving (per 100M VMT)

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 34.06 35.56 37.79 28.54 29.90 23.97 31.39
Chambers 5.16 5.61 5.55 6.26 4.02 5.64 5.37
Fort Bend 34.11 23.42 15.80 16.81 17.30 21.32 21.19
Galveston 72.13 64.16 69.75 47.94 38.90 46.32 56.07
Harris 24.66 20.49 18.63 13.96 12.77 12.61 17.00
Liberty 16.40 17.53 21.12 14.93 11.98 11.80 15.51
Montgomery 42.20 33.55 28.94 21.15 18.27 16.39 26.15
Waller 14.52 17.71 8.65 15.60 12.24 10.92 13.20
Regional Total: 28.07 23.54 21.55 16.47 15.02 15.12 19.74

Fatalities Resulting from Distracted Driving

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 3 2 5 2 0 3 15
Chambers 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Fort Bend 5 1 1 2 2 0 11
Galveston 5 9 1 2 3 5 25
Harris 9 12 10 4 6 11 52
Liberty 2 0 0 2 1 1 6
Montgomery 11 7 9 10 2 2 41
Waller 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
Regional Total: 36 31 27 23 15 22 154

Type A Injuries Resulting from Distracted Driving

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 27 16 25 21 24 18 131
Chambers 3 3 3 0 2 5 16
Fort Bend 18 18 11 14 13 19 93
Galveston 44 33 31 42 35 21 206
Harris 234 185 173 150 115 96 953
Liberty 7 6 5 7 6 7 38
Montgomery 62 59 43 21 23 13 221
Waller 3 2 5 3 3 6 22
Regional Total: 398 322 296 258 221 185 1,680

Type B Injuries Resulting from Distracted Driving

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 85 110 112 105 87 90 589
Chambers 9 15 9 6 4 17 60
Fort Bend 141 119 82 98 96 89 625
Galveston 198 192 174 144 124 140 972
Harris 1,031 909 783 696 660 732 4,811
Liberty 30 27 19 19 28 17 140
Montgomery 263 195 190 141 114 110 1,013
Waller 14 33 21 44 14 16 142
Regional Total: 1,771 1,600 1,390 1,253 1,127 1,211 8,352

Type C Injuries Resulting from Distracted Driving

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 183 203 283 272 187 211 1,339
Chambers 18 15 17 15 10 22 97
Fort Bend 326 265 193 137 182 189 1,292
Galveston 380 330 338 288 224 344 1,904
Harris 3,662 2,823 2,481 1,707 1,510 1,554 13,737
Liberty 46 35 62 37 24 39 243
Montgomery 362 291 377 204 202 189 1,625
Waller 24 34 14 71 56 26 225
Regional Total: 5,001 3,996 3,765 2,731 2,395 2,574 20,462

Distracted Driving Crashes Resulting in Property Damage Only

County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Brazoria 484 517 579 424 499 395 2,898
Chambers 27 35 36 52 34 38 222
Fort Bend 758 521 350 413 433 632 3,107
Galveston 923 845 941 632 537 664 4,542
Harris 5,540 4,884 4,692 3,641 3,412 3,475 25,644
Liberty 81 105 125 85 69 70 535
Montgomery 967 830 703 567 498 470 4,035
Waller 69 76 39 61 54 55 354
Regional Total: 8,849 7,813 7,465 5,875 5,536 5,799 41,337

Distracted Driving Crashes by Age of Driver

Age Group 16-20 21-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
Brazoria 1,129 566 877 703 606 403 193 140
Chambers 83 40 71 80 51 28 10 11
Fort Bend 1,240 613 1,042 848 663 424 167 107
Galveston 1,470 864 1,554 1,188 1,008 642 325 257
Harris 7,230 5,527 9,992 7,075 5,524 3,285 1,421 824
Liberty 198 107 183 131 146 88 36 28
Montgomery 1,740 851 1,485 1,131 904 576 264 180
Waller 157 105 128 111 76 66 28 20
Regional Total: 13,247 8,673 15,332 11,267 8,978 5,512 2,444 1,567
Pct. Of Crashes: 19.8% 12.9% 22.9% 16.8% 13.4% 8.2% 3.6% 2.3%
Pct of Population: 7.2% 5.5% 15.2% 14.5% 14.0% 10.2% 5.1% 3.5%