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Information About Sarasota County Roadway Safety
Sarasota County is located on the southwest Gulf Coast of Florida. The largest city is North Port and the county seat is Sarasota. Out of 67 Florida counties, Sarasota County stands 14th in population and 43rd in terms of land area.
If you have received a ticket in Sarasota County you are probably pretty angry and upset but consider this:
- Sarasota County's population of almost 359,000 is increased by a million of tourists per year; many of whom drive or rent cars once they arrive.
- Most of Sarasota County's population lives within 15 miles of the coast. That kind of population density makes for congested roads.
- Interstate 75 travels through Sarasota County carrying up to 90,000 vehicles per day. Based on the number of traffic fatalities per mile, I-75, within the border of Florida, is considered to be the 15th deadliest highway in the US.
- The number of traffic incidents in all categories is on the rise in Sarasota County.
Can you imagine what the traffic situation would be in Sarasota County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?
|Sarasota County Crash Stats||2011||2012||Percent Change||3-Year Avg.|
|Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes||3,702||4,425||+19.53%||4,077|
|Alcohol Related Fatalities||10||19||+90.00%||14|
|Alcohol Related Injuries||128||146||+14.06%||149|
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