Prevention – Toward Zero Deaths

Although we want people to survive crashes, preventing them in the first place is key.

30,000 Deaths. 2 Million Injuries.

By reviewing years of crash data, Ohio has prioritized its strategies and investments into four emphasis areas, and within them are 15 subcategories:

Our Focus: Serious Crash Types

Serious Crash Types

Roadway Departure
Intersection
Rear End Collisions
Highway/Railroad Crossing

Our Focus: Special Vehicle & Roadway Users

Special Vehicle & Roadway Users

Impaired
Seat Belts
Speed

Our Focus: High Risk Drivers & Behaviors

High Risk Drivers & Behaviors

Motorcycle & Bicycle Riders
Pedestrians
Commericial Vehicles
Younger & Older Driver
Distracted Drivers

Our Focus: Data

Data

93%

Human error is a factor in at least 93% of crashes