Vehicle Fatalities in Texas

While annual vehicle fatalities are declining in Texas, thousands of people still die on the road.

Each dot on this interactive map represents a fatal accident. Search a particular address, or use the arrow button to position the map to your location. If you know of a particularly dangerous road in Texas, please email KUHF for a possible story on road conditions.

Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

  • 2006: 3,531
  • 2007: 3,446
  • 2008: 3,476
  • 2009: 3,104
  • 2010: 3,023
  • 2011: 3,016*

The majority of vehicle fatalities occurred around 2 a.m. Accidents rose again around noon, continued into the evening and rose as the night progressed. The worst day, New Year’s Day, claimed 74 lives, over the course of six years. The deadliest highways in descending order were: I-35, I-10 and I-20.

*Most recent data available.

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