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Distribution of Fatalities by Road Users & Crash Types in the United States

Honda’s "Safety for Everyone" commitment is not limited only to the needs of automobile drivers and motorcycle riders, but also extends to passengers, pedestrians, and occupants of all vehicles — in short, to everyone sharing the road. Take a look at the chart to get a better understanding of fatalities in the United States and the percentages around each crash type.

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Distribution of Fatalities by Road Users & Crash Types in the United States

Honda’s "Safety for Everyone" commitment is not limited only to the needs of automobile drivers and motorcycle riders, but also extends to passengers, pedestrians, and occupants of all vehicles — in short, to everyone sharing the road. Take a look at the chart to get a better understanding of fatalities in the United States and the percentages around each crash type.

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Number of lives lost on U.S. roadways in 2017
47 %
Were not wearing seatbelts
16 %
Of all traffic fatalities were pedestrians

MEET OUR EXPERTS

Honda has a long history of leadership in the development and application of advanced technologies designed to enhance the safety of all road users, including automobile occupants, motorcycle riders and pedestrians. Take a moment to view these brief clips and hear from our Safety Experts on how they are working every day to achieve Honda’s "Safety for Everyone" vision.

Steven Feit

Driver Distraction Research

Bryan Hourt

Honda Safety Philosophy

Kishore Pydimarry

Crash Simulation & Visualization

Brian Bautsch

Collision Safety

Eric Heitkamp

Safety Restraint Systems

Adam Mihm

Pedestrian Safety

Eric Heitkamp

Sled Test Lab

John Scally

Active Safety Systems

Brian Bautsch

Dummy Lab

OUR MOTIVATION

Throughout the years, Honda engineers have collected a scrapbook brimming with heartfelt, safety-related customer testimonials. Click to enlarge and read a few examples in the images here.

Honda Announces Next-Generation Airbag Safety Technology

Click here to download materials on Honda’s next-generation airbag.

MULTIMEDIA + DOWNLOADS

High-resolution photography, video and b-roll assets of Honda R&D Americas, Inc. are available here for download and editorial use by media. Additional asset requests or questions can be directed to the appropriate regional PR contact listed at the bottom of this page.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Eric Heitkamp
Honda R&D Americas

Eric Heitkamp
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

Crash Simulator Sled
Honda R&D Americas

VIDEO & B-ROLL

2019 Honda Civic Coupe - Small Overlap Front Driver-Side Crash Test

Collision Mitigation Braking System Moving Pedestrian Avoidance

Collision Braking System Stationary Pedestrian Avoidance

Collision Braking System Stationary Vehicle  Avoidance

EVENT CONTACT

Lynn Seely
lynn_seely@ahm.honda.com
586-201-5465

PR CONTACTS

Jessica Pawl
Honda Public Relations, Eastern U.S.
jessica_pawl@ahm.honda.com

 

Davis Adams
Honda Public Relations, Southeast U.S.
davis_adams@ahm.honda.com

 

Natalie Kumaratne
Honda Public Relations, Western U.S.
natalie_kumaratne@ahm.honda.com

Brad Nelson
Assistant Manager, Honda Public Relations
brad_nelson@ahm.honda.com

 

Jimmy Jenkins
Manager, Honda Public Relations
james_jenkins@ahm.honda.com

 

Steve Kinkade
Department Head, Honda Public Relations
steve_kinkade@ahm.honda.com