FREQUENCY OF SAN DIEGO AUTO ACCIDENTS

The OTS reported 5,200+ individuals were killed or injured in 2013 San Diego car crashes.

Of those:

700+ crashes involved alcohol
175+ involved a motorcycle accident
590+ involved a pedestrian accident
480 involved a bicycle accident
770+ were related to speed
300+ were a hit and run accident

SAN DIEGO COUNTY'S MOST DANGEROUS DRIVERS

From 2000-2009, men between the ages of 20 and 24 caused the largest number of fatal accidents in San Diego County (370).

Men between the ages of 25 and 34 were accountable for the most injury-causing accidents (16,130).

Overall, men caused significantly more fatal accidents than women (1,550 vs. 429).

MOST DANGEROUS TIME OF DAY TO DRIVE

Rush hour is the most dangerous time of day to drive, per statistics from 2000 to 2009.

Between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m., there were more than 155 fatal collisions and 12,400+ nonfatal collisions. On the weekend, nights were more dangerous than days, on average.

The most drunk driving accidents occurred on Sundays at 2:00 a.m., even though 3:00 to 5:00 a.m. was, on average, the safest time to be on the road.

MOST DANGEROUS MONTHS FOR CRASHES

Between 2000 and 2009, the CHP reported that the most fatal collisions occurred in November.

The totals for fatal collisions by month (2000-2009):

January: 220
February: 228
March: 200
April: 189
May: 213
June: 186
July: 214
August: 243
September: 217
October: 235
November: 246
December: 204

By contrast, the month of October was the most dangerous for nonfatal injury collisions.

The totals for nonfatal injury collisions by month (2000-2009):

January: 12,164
February: 12,042
March: 12,773
April: 12,505
May: 12,520
June: 12,505
July: 12,948
August: 13,009
September: 12,798
October: 13,272
November: 12,880
December: 12,819

MOST DANGEROUS DAY OF THE WEEK

Weekends, in general, are the most dangerous days in regards to fatal car accidents in San Diego, with fatal collision numbers spiking on Saturdays and Sundays.

The lowest numbers were on Wednesday.

The totals for fatal collision by day of week (2000-2009):

Monday: 293
Tuesday: 319
Wednesday: 284
Thursday: 315
Friday: 421
Saturday: 466
Sunday: 497

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