Roadway Incidents

Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles

Injuries resulting from roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles is the leading cause of work-related deaths. In 2020, 1,038 workers died and 25,830 were injured. 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, like telephone poles, bridge abutments, and trees alongside the roadway.

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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