Friday, January 14, 2011

Top Ten Contributing Factors to Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2010

In 2010, 4428 crashes occurred in the City of Overland Park. An analysis of the accident reports revealed the following top ten contributing factors:

1. Inattention 1070
2. Failed to Yield 550
3. Following to Close 514
4. Too Fast for Conditions 371
5. Improper Lane Change 213
6. Under the Influence 186
7. Red Light Running 161
8 Improper Backing 117
9. Disregard Signs 103
10. Distracted Driver 96

More crashes occurred on Fridays (789) than on any other day of the week. The least number of crashes occurred on Sundays (361).