Finding information that can support and guide your campaign to increase child passenger safety can being a very crucial step. Though it will probably be most helpful to collect your own local data, existing research can help you map the problem and educate your community.

In this module, you can learn how to:

  • Map fatal crashes on your reservation
  • Find out how many American Indians die from motor vehicle injuries in any state or region
  • Explore existing child safety seat data
Fatality Analysis Reporting System Data
State Crash Data

Crash data may be available from your state. Formats vary by state, from summarized reports, to spreadsheets, to interactive sites where you can search for the data you want to see. Your best bet for finding crash data for your state is searching for it online, or contacting your state department of transportation. Here are some resources we have used in the Northwest: