Online Fatality Maps Updated
In the continuing effort by Governor Ernie Fletcher and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to improve safety on our highways, an updated version of Kentucky’s monthly fatality maps are now available on the Traffic Safety Data Service webpage. The maps will provide useful information to the citizens of Kentucky.
“It is the primary objective of the Transportation Cabinet to keep Kentucky’s highways safe, and these maps are another great way to urge all Kentuckians to drive smart,” said Acting Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert.
The district and statewide maps include statistical information on all 2005 state and district fatalities occurring on state maintained roads. Fatalities are marked by red points on the maps, which give viewers a detailed and user-friendly visual of each accident’s location. There are also tables on each map that chart the number of fatalities per district and per county.
“With the summer driving season in full swing, I hope the updated maps will be an effective tool for Kentuckians to stay informed about driving fatality statistics throughout the state,” said Highway Safety Operations Manager Boyd Sigler. “We want every citizen of Kentucky to remember that the problem isn’t too far from home.”
The updated maps can be found at http://highwaysafety.ky.gov/tsds.asp by scrolling down to Traffic Collision Analysis Charts and Maps and clicking on the individual map links.