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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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October 4, 2019
  • Each year in the United States, about three million people are nonfatally injured in motor vehicle crashes.
  • Crash-related injuries are costly—medical care costs and productivity losses associated with injuries and deaths from motor vehicle crashes exceeded $75 billion in 2017.
  • States can use CDC’s new data linkage guide to learn more about linking data sources—such as police reports and hospital records—to create or enhance their data programs and help prevent motor vehicle-related injuries.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: October 4, 2019