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Information About Desoto County Roadway Safety
DeSoto County is located in Southwest Florida and the largest city is Arcadia.
If you have received a ticket in DeSoto County, you are probably pretty angry and frustrated but consider this:
- Most of DeSoto County is rural with mostly two lane country roads. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that two-lane country roads are the most dangerous highways in America.
- According to NHTSA, only 19% of the US population lives in rural areas but rural traffic fatalities accounted for 55% of the total fatalities in 2011.
- While the total number of traffic crashes in DeSoto County has increased by almost 25%, the number of traffic injuries has increased by more than 50%.
- The number of alcohol related crashes and deaths has remained the same.
Can you imagine how much worse the driving situation would be like in DeSoto County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?
|Desoto County Crash Stats||2011||2012||Percent Change||3-Year Avg.|
|Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes||265||330||+24.53%||301|
|Alcohol Related Fatalities||3||3||0.00%||3|
|Alcohol Related Injuries||18||17||-5.56%||18|
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