2008 LAPD Bike Collision Information Presentation

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A presentation by LAPD on bike involved collisions in 2008.

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2008 LAPD Bike Collision Information Presentation

  1. 1. 2008 Bicycle Involved Traffic Collisions 1581 Total Collisions* * Reported to the Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System (SWITRS)
  2. 2. PRIMARY COLLISION FACTORS Red Light & Stops 13% 21453(a) (89/205) 22450(a) (57/205) 21802(a) (59/205) Right of Way/Yield 14% 21804(a) (184/224) 21950(a) (28/224) Other (12/224) Unsafe Turns 14% 21801(a) (103/219) 22107 (75/219) Other (41/219) Lane Change/Passing 7% 21202(a) (41/106) 21658(a) (33/106) Other (32/106) Unsafe Speed 6% 22350 (92/92) Driver Inattention 3% 22106 (28/50) 22517 (22/50) Other/Undetermined 18%
  3. 3. INJURY SUMMARY Note: Based on 1581 Collisions. All injuries sustained by cyclists and pedestrians as well as severe and fatal sustained by motor vehicle occupants considered. Minor injuries sustained by drivers/passengers not counted. PDO refers to Property Damage Only.
  4. 4. INJURY TYPE ALL ACCIDENTS/ALL VEHICLES Severe 2% Other Visible 17% Complained of Pain 48% No Injury 33% Fatal 1%< 37,828 COLLISIONS
  5. 5. INJURY TYPE BICYCLE RELATED ACCIDENTS Severe 6% Other Visible 47% Complained of Pain 41% No Injury/PDO 5% Fatal 1%< 1 Fatal is Pedestrian 1 Severe is Driver
  6. 6. FATAL AND SEVERE CYCLE RELATED INCIDENTS BY PRIMARY VIOLATION SECTION & VIOLATION TYPE (10 FATAL, 100 SEVERE ) Red Light & Stops 20% of Fatal 16% of Severe Right of Way/Yield 13% of Severe Unsafe Turns 10% of Fatal 16% of Severe Lane Change/Passing 10% of Fatal 4% of Severe Unsafe Speed 20% of Fatal 8% of Severe Driver Inattention 2% of Severe Other/Undetermined 10% of Fatal 21% of Severe Direction Violations 30% of Fatal 20% of Severe In 8 of these collisions there were secondary violations contributing.
  7. 7. OTHER VISIBLE INJURY BY PRIMARY VIOLATION TYPE 752 VISIBLE INJURIES (RAW NUMBER, PERCENTAGE)
  8. 8. COMPLAINED OF PAIN BY VIOLATION TYPE 650 COMPLAINED OF PAIN INJURIES (RAW NUMBER, PERCENTAGE)
  9. 9. MOST PREVALENT COLLISION FACTOR AND ASSOCIATED INJURY (TOP 10 VIOLATIONS) SECTION BRIEF DESCRIPTION F S V C P Total Percentage 21650.1 VC A bicycle operated on a roadway, or the shoulder of a highway, shall be operated in the same direction as vehicles. 3 11 121 139 10 284 17.8% 21804 VC The driver of any vehicle about to enter or cross a highway shall yield the right-of-way to all traffic and shall continue to yield the right-of-way to that traffic until he or she can proceed with reasonable safety. 12 83 82 6 183 11.5% 21801(A) VC The driver of a vehicle intending to turn…shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction… 1 10 48 42 3 103 6.5% 21650 VC Upon all highways, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway. 8 35 50 9 101 6.3% 22350 VC No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent . 2 8 52 25 5 92 5.8% 21453 (A) VC A driver facing a steady circular red signal shall stop before entering the crosswalk and shall remain stopped until an indication to proceed is shown. 1 12 36 33 8 90 5.6% 22107 No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement. 3 33 38 1 75 4.7% 21802(A) VC The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop as required by Section 22450. The driver shall then yield the right-of-way and shall continue to yield the right-of-way until he or she can proceed with reasonable safety. 1 4 33 19 3 60 3.8% 22450 VC The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop. 33 21 4 58 3.6% 21202(A) VC Any person operating a bicycle upon a roadway at less than normal speed of traffic shall ride as close as practicable to the right. 2 23 15 1 41 2.6% Total 8 69 501 465 39 1087 68.4% % of Injury Type 80% 69% 66.6% 71.5% 50%
  10. 10. GENERAL DATA
  11. 11. 71 Collisions HIT AND RUN ALL TYPES OF COLLISIONS 37828 COLLISIONS IN CITY OF LOS ANGELES
  12. 12. 71 Collisions HIT AND RUN STATISTICS FOR BICYCLE INVOLVED COLLISIONS Hit/Run by Type Hit/Run as proportion of all Collisions Misdemeanor Hit/Run Injuries Felony Hit/Run Injuries
  13. 13. Drugs/Alcohol Involved 72 Collisions Impairment Type Injury Sustained Drugs-Auto Drugs-Bike DUI-Auto DUI-Bike HBD-Auto HBD-Bike HBD-Both Grand Total Fatal 1 2 3 Severe 1 3 2 1 4 2 13 Other Visible 1 1 5 3 3 18 2 33 Complained of Pain 3 4 2 9 1 19 Property Damage Only 1 1 1 1 4 Grand Total 1 3 11 12 7 32 4 72
  14. 14. DAY OF WEEK/TIME OF DAY
  15. 15. MONTH OF COLLISION # OF COLLISIONS MONTH
  16. 16. AGE AND DEGREE OF INJURY
  17. 17. Fault Determination 1581 Collisions
  18. 18. DIVISION OF OCCURRENCE 1581 Collisions FATAL SEVERE OTHER VISIBLE COMPLAINED OF PAIN PDO Grand Total CENTRAL BUREAU Central 1 4 36 43 6 90 Hollenbeck 1 20 9 30 Newton 2 7 41 48 3 101 Northeast 2 28 26 4 60 Rampart 6 60 44 11 121 TOTAL 3 20 185 170 24 402 SOUTH BUREAU 77TH 1 5 38 48 7 99 Harbor 6 30 15 3 54 Southeast 8 25 19 7 59 Southwest 1 4 50 47 5 107 TOTAL 2 23 143 129 22 319 VALLEY BUREAU Devonshire 5 31 25 1 62 Foothill 2 7 25 14 4 52 Mission 5 23 20 3 51 N. Hollywood 3 34 29 1 67 Van Nuys 1 4 44 57 6 112 West Valley 8 65 49 5 127 TOTAL 3 32 222 194 20 471 WEST BUREAU Hollywood 7 41 27 3 78 Pacific 1 6 55 42 7 111 West LA 1 4 39 36 80 Wilshire 6 65 47 2 120 TOTAL 2 23 200 152 12 389
  19. 19. MOST COMMON STREETS FOR COLLISIONS INJURY TYPE STREET # OF COLLISION FATAL SEVERE OTHER VISIBLE COMPLAINED OF PAIN PDO/NO INJURY VERMONT 52 1 18 28 5 WESTERN 47 2 25 17 3 WASHINGTON 46 1 20 21 4 SUNSET 43 1 3 24 13 2 VENICE BL 38 1 3 19 14 1 FIGUEROA 38 3 13 20 2 PICO BL 36 2 20 14 VANOWEN 35 2 13 17 3 SHERMAN WY 35 1 15 18 1 HOOVER 34 2 19 13 VAN NUYS BL 32 1 10 18 3 BROADWAY 29 2 10 13 4 MAIN ST 29 1 2 15 10 1 SEPULVEDA 29 7 18 4 VENTURA BL 28 2 11 14 1 VICTORY 27 3 8 14 2 RESEDA 27 1 12 14 OLYMPIC BL 25 4 10 11 NORMANDIE AV 25 1 2 10 12 7TH ST 24 10 12 2 ROSCOE BL 24 2 6 15 1 6TH ST 24 1 14 9 WILSHIRE 23 12 10 1 SANTA MONICA BL 23 11 9 3 8TH ST 21 12 9

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