AGE DISTRIBUTION OF DRIVERS INVOLVED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Nebraska - 2006-2016                    
Age Category 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Crashes (Ages 15-19) 4,022 3,952 3,572 3,425 3,227 2,884 2,924 2,778 2,718 2,942 3,060
  Fatal crashes 53 57 39 47 29 20 28 31 29 35 19
  Injury crashes 3,969 3,895 3,533 3,378 3,198 2,864 2,896 2,747 2,689 2,907 3,041
Crashes (Ages 16-20) 4,577 4,603 4,121 4,066 3,790 3,420 3,355 3,312 3,192 3,435 3,645
  Fatal crashes 61 69 44 47 32 25 24 35 30 39 26
  Injury crashes 4,516 4,534 4,077 4,019 3,758 3,395 3,331 3,277 3,162 3,396 3,619
Crashes (Age 21)
  All crashes 1,772 1,920 1,742 1,702 1,641 1,660 1,604 1,613 1,609 1,665 1,691
  Injury crashes 763 763 76 679 649 658 635 635 590 668 624
  Injury as % all crashes 43.1% 39.7% 4.4% 39.9% 39.5% 39.6% 39.6% 39.4% 36.7% 40.1% 36.9%
Crashes (Age 22)
  All crashes 1,522 1,725 1,673 1637 1,507 1,527 1,386 1,513 1,491 1,595 1,641
  Injury crashes 674 701 666 632 601 598 550 596 546 637 584
  Injury as % all crashes 44.3% 40.6% 39.8% 38.6% 39.9% 39.2% 39.7% 39.4% 36.6% 39.9% 35.6%
Source:  Calculated from data from Nebraska Department of Transportation, Highway Safety
Division, 2016 Traffic Accident Facts, Annual Report, 2017
Last updated: 10/17/17
by Nebraska Databook
e-mail: mike.lundeen@nebraska.gov