Roadway Incidents

Roadway Incidents Involving Motorized Land Vehicles

Injuries resulting from roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles is the leading cause of work-related death and the sixth leading cause of nonfatal injury involving days away from work. The roadway category includes injuries to vehicle occupants occurring on public highways, streets or roads normally used for travel, as well as the shoulder and surrounding areas. Collisions with telephone poles, bridge abutments and trees alongside the roadway are included in this category.

This infographic provides an overview of the nonfatal trends involving days away from work, including nature of injury, part of body injured and industry. Explore the data details tab for information on fatal injuries, injury rates and historic trends.

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