• Monthly traffic toll: 18 killed on Nebraska roadways in March

  • During the month of March 2014, eighteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
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  • During the month of March 2014, eighteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.
     
    ¨             These 18 fatalities occurred in 17 crashes
    ¨          Eleven of the 14 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts
    ¨             Three fatalities occurred on the Interstate, seven happened on non-Interstate highways, and
    eight took place on local roads
    ¨             Thirteen of the fatalities occurred in rural locations
    ¨             Seven of the fatalities occurred in vehicle rollovers
    ¨             Seven of the fatalities were age 24 or younger
    ¨             Two of the fatalities were pedestrians
    ¨             One fatality was a motorcyclist
    ¨             One fatality was a bicyclist

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