25 Dec How Many Car Crashes Occur In Pasco County?
Pasco County is experiencing significant growth. The number of cars traveling on the roadways in of Pasco County increase each year. There are over 18,000,000 licensed drivers in the State on Florida. Many of these individuals are calling Pasco County home. The number of drivers was an increase from the prior year. While we rely on cars to get from place to place each year, with the number of drivers increasing, more accidents are likely to occur. Each accident can happen for a different reason. The primary causes typically include some combination of careless driving, reckless driving, negligence, and circumstances beyond anyone’s control.
Now more than ever, it is important to drive safely and pay attention on the roadway. Many accidents occur because a driver is distracted. Although an accident occurring may seem rare and you may go years without an accident, car accidents are more common than you may think. As roadways become busier, more people are traveling, and new residents continue moving to the state each day. But is this affecting how many car crashes occur in Pasco County?
This overview of Florida Crash Statistics for 2022 can give you a clear understanding of the impact that car accidents have. If you have been injured in an accident and need advice on what steps you should take next, Attorney Kevin Sullivan can help.
Pasco Crash Statistics for 2022
Be sure to review preliminary data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to gain your own understanding. Here are the some of the key information from the 2022 Pasco County Car Accident Statistics:
– 7,727 total crashes in Pasco
– 7,496 injuries from all crashes
– 105 fatalities from all crashes
– 200 crashes involving pedestrians
– 1,783 hit and run crashes
These statistics were based on crash data from January 01, 2022, to December 31, 2022
What Types of Car Accidents are Most Common In Pasco County?
According to the data, some of the most common types of accidents in 2022 included:
– 262 accidents involving motorcycles
– 200 accidents involving pedestrians
– 191 accidents involving bicycles
Additionally, car accidents are often categorized by collision type. While there are a wide variety of accidents, I can say based on my experience, I also see these accidents occur often in my practice. Here are the most common types of collisions that occur every year, according to past statistics:
– Rear-end collisions, which are by far the most common
– Left-turn collisions, particularly at intersections
– Sideswipe, commonly due to lane-change collisions
– Single vehicle accidents
– Head-on collisions, usually as a result of reckless driving
Where Do Car Accidents Happen the Most In Pasco County?
As many would guess, car accidents occur most frequently in metropolitan areas due to the high volume and density of drivers. This is also combined with the higher speeds of highways and expressways. Some of these busy roadways may include but are not limited to:
– U.S. Route 301 (Fort King Highway/Gall Boulevard)
– County Road 535 (Chancey Road/Old Lakeland Highway)
– County Road 579 (Morris Bridge Road/Eiland Boulevard/Handcart Road)
– State Road 39 (Paul S. Buchman Highway/Gall Boulevard)
– County Road 41 (Fort King Highway/Fort King Road)
– State Road 54
– US Highway 19
– Curlew Road
– Florida State Road 581
– Interstate 75 (Highway I-75)
– Florida State Road 56
– Chancey Road
– Little Road
– Ridge Road
– Congress Street
– Massachusetts Ave
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