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* Crash data depicted on the NC Vision Zero website is intended to provide the public with general overview of traffic safety trends, should not be used for planning purposes, and is not considered authoritative. Any questions regarding specifics of crash data accuracy, frequencies, location, etc., should be directed to NCDOT.

How to use this visualization

This visualization has two tabs. The first tab show the location of distracted driving crashes, filterable by severity and year. The second tab show the trend, road classification, and counties above and below state average of distracted driving crashes as a percent of all crashes.

Distracted driving crashes are defined as crashes that have on of the following driver contributing circumstances:

  • Driver Distracted
  • Driver Distracted by Electronic Communication Device (Cell Phone, Texting, Etc)
  • Driver Distracted by External Distraction (Outside the Vehicle)
  • Driver Distracted By Other Electronic Device (Navigation Device, Dvd Player, Etc.)
  • Driver Distracted by Other Inside the Vehicle
  • Inattention

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