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State Highway Safety Report (2018) - New Jersey

The information displayed is provided by the State in their Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Report and has not been edited by FHWA. Any questions about individual State reports should be directed to the respective State DOT.

Please note: FHWA posted baseline data States submitted in their HSIP reports to help bring context to their safety performance targets. This data may result in some discrepancies among published DOT safety data due to data sources and reporting years used when establishing the safety performance targets.

For more information on the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) see https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/spm/state_safety_targets/


  • Number of Fatalities

    • Baseline

      5-Year Average
      2013-2017

      577.2

      Traffic Fatalities

      All Public Roads

    • Trend

      2013-2017

      Desired trend: ↓


      New Jersey State Traffic Fatalities 2013-2017

    • Target

      5-Year Average
      2015-2019

      605.0

      Traffic Fatalities

      All Public Roads

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  • Data: 2018 New Jersey HSIP Report

  • Fatality Rate (per 100 million VMT)

    • Baseline

      5-Year Average
      2013-2017

      0.762

      Traffic Fatalities Per 100M VMT

      All Public Roads

    • Trend

      2013-2017

      Desired trend: ↓


      New Jersey State Traffic Fatalities Per 100M VMT 2013-2017

    • Target

      5-Year Average
      2015-2019

      0.780

      Traffic Fatalities Per 100M VMT

      All Public Roads

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  • Data: 2018 New Jersey HSIP Report

  • Number of Serious Injuries

    • Baseline

      5-Year Average
      2013-2017

      1,081.8

      Serious Injuries

      All Public Roads

    • Trend

      2013-2017

      Desired trend: ↓


      New Jersey State Serious Injuries 2013-2017

    • Target

      2015-2019

      1,101.4

      Serious Injuries

      All Public Roads

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  • Data: 2018 New Jersey HSIP Report

  • Rate of Serious Injuries (per 100 million VMT)

    • Baseline

      5-Year Average
      2013-2017

      1.426

      Serious Injuries Per 100M VMT

      All Public Roads

    • Trend

      2013-2017

      Desired trend: ↓


      New Jersey State Serious Injuries Per 100M VMT 2013-2017

    • Target

      2015-2019

      1.422

      Serious Injuries Per 100M VMT

      All Public Roads

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  • Data: 2018 New Jersey HSIP Report

  • Number of Non-Motorized Fatalities and Serious Injuries

    • Baseline

      5-Year Average
      2013-2017

      378.2

      Non-Motorized Fatalities
      and Serious Injuries

      All Public Roads

    • Trend

      2013-2017

      Desired trend: ↓


      New Jersey Non-Motorized Fatalities and Serious Injuries 2013-2017

    • Target

      5-Year Average
      2015-2019

      393.9

      Non-Motorized Fatalities
      and Serious Injuries

      All Public Roads

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  • Data: 2018 New Jersey HSIP Report


Additional Comments (Targets)

For 2019 Target calculations: - Safety targets were developed based on statistical forecasting to project probable outcomes. - 2007-2015 Fatalities were based on available FARS data as of 3/19/2018. - 2016 & 2017 Fatalities were based on available NJ State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit as of 3/19/2018. - Serious Injuries were based on available NJDOT data as of 3/14/2018. 2017 numbers were estimated based on calculations using available data. - 2017, 2018 & 2019 VMTs were not available in March and were estimated based on calculations using available data. Note that 2008, 2012 and 2016 VMTs were adjusted for leap year. For General Highway Safety Trends: - 2009-2016 Fatalities, including non-motorized fatalities, are from FARS. - 2017 Fatalities, including non-motorized fatalities, are from NJ State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit as of 8/30/2018. - Serious Injury counts, including non-motorized serious injury counts, are from NJDOT/ARD database as of 7/16/2018. - 2017 VMT data is provided by NJDOT on 6/18/2018. - VMTs have been adjusted for leap years 2012 and 2016 and the rates have been recalculated.

Additional Comments (Baseline)

For 2019 Target calculations: - Safety targets were developed based on statistical forecasting to project probable outcomes. - 2007-2015 Fatalities were based on available FARS data as of 3/19/2018. - 2016 & 2017 Fatalities were based on available NJ State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit as of 3/19/2018. - Serious Injuries were based on available NJDOT data as of 3/14/2018. 2017 numbers were estimated based on calculations using available data. - 2017, 2018 & 2019 VMTs were not available in March and were estimated based on calculations using available data. Note that 2008, 2012 and 2016 VMTs were adjusted for leap year. For General Highway Safety Trends: - 2009-2016 Fatalities, including non-motorized fatalities, are from FARS. - 2017 Fatalities, including non-motorized fatalities, are from NJ State Police Fatal Accident Investigation Unit as of 8/30/2018. - Serious Injury counts, including non-motorized serious injury counts, are from NJDOT/ARD database as of 7/16/2018. - 2017 VMT data is provided by NJDOT on 6/18/2018. - VMTs have been adjusted for leap years 2012 and 2016 and the rates have been recalculated.

Updated: 12/11/2019
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