New CDC Widget to Help States Select Strategies to Reduce Injuries from
Motor Vehicle Crashes
Every day, more than 100 people die in motor vehicle crashes and thousands more
are injured. The economic impact is notable: in 2015, the cost of medical care and
productivity losses associated with occupant injuries and deaths from motor vehicle
traffic crashes exceeded $63 billion.
More can be done to prevent crashes and reduce injuries. State-level changes are
interactive calculator that helps states and state decision makers prioritize and
select from 14 effective motor vehicle injury prevention strategies.
- A summary of which of 14 evidence-based
interventions are currently being used as well as
the ones that could be implemented.
- An overview of the potential benefits of
strategies not currently being implemented.
Information about each strategy such as:
- number of lives that could be saved,
- number of injuries that could prevented,
- monetary benefit, and
- cost to implement.
- An interactive map to compare the status of each strategy across all states.
You can embed the MV PICCS widget onto home pages, blogs, and other websites.
Adding the MV PICCS widget to your page means you will have up-to-date motor
vehicle safety information in your favorite digital spaces – no searching or browsing
widget’s embed button to get the code.
Additional Motor Vehicle State Resources