Staying safe while driving in a busy area like Oakland County is critical. We must all stay alert and avoid distractions to minimize the chance of being injured in a car accident in Oakland County. The latest report from the Office of Highway Safety Planning has revealed some interesting and surprising insights into traffic crashes in Oakland County Michigan. The report, which contains 2021 data along with 5-year trends from 2017-2021, highlights some alarming statistics about the county’s road safety.
Several significant (or mildly interesting) takeaways:
If you are interested in additional facts about accidents in the state of Michigan, try the Data Query Tool on the Michigan Traffic Crash Facts website.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Oakland County and have questions about your legal rights, no-fault insurance and PIP benefits, and potential compensation, contact our experienced car accident attorneys at Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys for a free case review.
Source: Office of Highway Safety Planning, Michigan.
The crashes in this report occurred on public roadways in Michigan and resulted in injuries, fatalities, or property damage (with $1,000 as a reporting threshold). The information was gathered from Michigan Traffic Crash Report Forms (UD-10) submitted by local police departments, sheriff’s offices, and the Michigan State Police. Other related information was obtained from the departments of Transportation, State, and Community Health.Share this Article