In 2012, there were 47,585 crashes in the City of Houston, resulting in 193 fatalities and 7,307 serious injuries, according to statistics we compiled from Texas Department of Transportation reports.
In 2012 across the entire 13-County Houston region, there were 619 traffic fatalities from 105,605 crashes, almost two people dying every day at a rate of 10 fatalities per 100,000 people per year.
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March 19, 2014 - On average a resident of Montrose drives 12,807 miles a year. On average a resident of the Grand Parkway drives 21,875 miles a year.
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