The Top 5 Driver Behaviours Resulting in Pedestrian Fatalities in the United States

  Driver Behaviour/Action
(resulting in a fatality)
Percentage of Fatalities
1 Hit & run 19.8%
2 Driving over posted speed limit 9.9%
3 Failure to yield right of way to pedestrians 9.3%
4 Driver under the influence of drugs or alcohol 9.0%
5 Driver inattention 7.3%
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Sources:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (2008). "National Pedestrian Crash Report".

List Notes: Data is top 5 driver behaviour/actions which contribute to pedestrian fatalities in a crash with an automobile. Data is for the United States for the year 2008.
 Driver Behaviours Resulting in Pedestrian Fatalities in the United States

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