Michigan Traffic Crash Facts Site Map

Publications

  • At-a-Glance – summary statistics for Michigan crash data from 2004 to present.
  • Statewide Reports – crash data from 1952 to present for State of Michigan as a whole including data for age, alcohol and/or drugs, and deer. This section also contains information for crash, unit, and person levels in a crash.
  • Fact Sheets – annual statistics and infographics from 1997 to present on crash topics including age, alcohol, bicycles, cell phone use, deer, heavy trucks/buses, motorcycles, pedestrians, red-light-running, school buses, seat belt use, and speeding.
  • County/Community Summary – county and community reports from 1997 to present with data for age, alcohol and/or drugs, and deer crashes. This section also contains county rankings for various crash types.
  • Upper Peninsula Reports – crash data from 2005 to present for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula including data for age, alcohol and/or drugs, and deer. This section also contains information for crash, unit, and person levels in a crash.
  • County Profiles – crash data reports for each of Michigan’s 83 counties from 2010 to present including data by month, vehicle type, BAC, and restraint use. Beginning in 2014 these reports include five-year trend data by factors such as day of week, time of day, deer, alcohol, and drugs.
  • Michigan State Police District Profiles – five-year trend crash data reports from 2012 to present representing the seven Michigan State Police Districts.
  • Michigan State Police Post Profiles – five-year trend crash data reports from 2012 to present representing the 29 Michigan State Police Posts.
  • Governor’s Prosperity Region Profiles – five-year trend crash data reports from 2012 to present representing the ten Governor’s Prosperity Regions.
  • MDOT Region Profiles – five-year trend crash data reports from 2015 to present representing the seven Michigan Department of Transportation Regional Service Areas.
  • Traffic Safety Network Profiles – five-year trend crash data reports from 2015 to present representing the sixteen Michigan Traffic Safety Networks.
  • SHSP Action Teams – documents from 2014 to present related to the Action Teams of Michigan’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Topics include commercial motor vehicles, distracted driving, younger drivers, impaired driving, motorcycles, occupant protection, pedestrians and bicyclists, senior drivers, and traffic safety engineering.
  • Crash Density Maps – Michigan crash maps from 2015 to present with crash, driver licensing, and injury data color-coded by county. Map topics include alcohol, bicycles, drugs, heavy trucks/buses, motorcycles, pedestrians, red-light-running, speeding, winter weather, and driver age.
  • Historical Perspective – historical trend data for number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries, as well as rates by population, registered vehicles, and vehicle miles traveled. Number of fatalities is available from 1915 on, and the other data goes back to 1940.

Data Query Tool

  • Query Editor
    1. Analysis Level – select crashes, units, or people as the level of analysis
    2. Time Frame – select one or more years or a date range
    3. Geographic Location – select a location ranging from the entire State of Michigan, to a particular county, city, or township, to a road segment or intersection, and many other options.
    4. Filters – select one or more filters to set and apply variable parameters to the query, e.g. fatal crashes involving bicyclists in the daylight.
  • Query Results Outputs
    1. Charts – display filtered data according to a selected variable as a pie chart, bar chart, or line chart. Also includes a timeline tool and the ability to download charts.
    2. Tables – display filtered data in tabular form according to a row variable and optional column variable. Includes ability to sort and export results.
    3. Lists – display filtered data in list form according to one or more selected column variables. Results include links to individual crash reports.
    4. Calendar – display filtered data in calendar view with data counts shown on individual days.
    5. Crash Map – display filtered data on a pin map of Michigan.
    6. County Map – display filtered data on a county map of Michigan where counties are shaded according to the frequency of the data counts. Option to select a display variable and to show the data as counts or as rates per licensed driver or per vehicle miles traveled.
    7. Geographic Location Sorting – display filtered data using a geographic location sorting tool. Select an optional display variable and list the top locations of the filtered data by location (counties, cities, road segments, intersections) and sort by count or percentage.
    8. Crash Reports – download all available UD-10 crash reports for the currently requested query.
  • Query Tool Updates – chronological listing of data query tool changes and improvements.
  • Simple Queries - a simplified version of the data query tool interface designed to facilitate implementation of some of the most popular queries.
  • Help Pages
    1. Commonly Used Queries – “cheat sheet” listing analysis level and filters needed to run common queries.
    2. 2015/2016 Filter Changes – list of filter changes resulting from changes in the UD-10 data in 2015 and 2016.
    3. Video Tutorials – a variety of tutorials designed to walk the user through various features of the MTCF website.
    4. Webinar – a one-hour-plus video designed to give the user a comprehensive tour of the MTCF website.
    5. Road Segments & Framework – helpful information for users performing road segment queries in MTCF.
    6. Mile Markers – helpful information for users performing MTCF queries based on highway mile-marker selection.
    7. Geographic Location Sorting – helpful information when using the geographic location sorting tool.
    8. 2016 Alcohol & Drug Addendum – communication from CJIC regarding revised 2016 counts of alcohol and drug crashes.

Additional Information

  • These Data Are Not Live – data disclaimer
  • Resources – links to relevant websites in Michigan, other Midwest states, and national sources.
  • Contact Us – Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning contact information.