U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Fatality Analysis Reporting System
FARS is a Web-based encyclopedia that allows for retrieval of fatal crash data and is housed on the NHTSA Website.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis. State (Level) Traffic Safety Information.
American National Standard, Manual on Classification of Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents, Seventh Edition (ANSI D16.1-2007). National Safety Council, Itasca, IL.
National Safety Council, Manual on Classification of Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents, Fifth Edition (ANSI D-16.1-1996). National Safety Council, Itasca, IL.
Regional Crash Database Supports Safety Planning and Drives State Crash Data Improvement, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. [PDF 690 KB]
The HRPCD, located in southeastern Virginia, developed a regional crash database to improve regional safety analysis for long- and short-range planning and would improve analytic capacity at the regional level.
Crash Rates at Intersections, Kentucky Transportation Center in Cooperation with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Federal Highway Administration, Research Report KTC-03-21/SPR258-03-2I, August 2003. [PDF 222 KB]
HSIS Summary Reports: The Association of Median Width and Highway Accident Rate, FHWA-RD-93-046, August 1993.
Statistical Models of At-Grade Intersection Accidents—Addendum, FHWA-RD-00-094, March 2000. [PDF 343 KB]