Special Report

States Where Speeding Kills the Most People

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50. Florida
> Speeding-related traffic fatalities in 2020: 285 (8.6% of all traffic deaths)
> Deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Highways excl. expressways & interstates; 140 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 50-70 mph)
> 2nd deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Collector roads; 44 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 35-55 mph)
> Total traffic fatalities in 2020: 3,331

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49. Tennessee
> Speeding-related traffic fatalities in 2020: 187 (15.4% of all traffic deaths)
> Deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Highways excl. expressways & interstates; 93 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 50-70 mph)
> 2nd deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Collector roads; 40 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 35-55 mph)
> Total traffic fatalities in 2020: 1,217

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48. Nebraska
> Speeding-related traffic fatalities in 2020: 39 (16.7% of all traffic deaths)
> Deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Highways excl. expressways & interstates; 23 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 50-70 mph)
> 2nd deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Collector roads; 5 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 35-55 mph)
> Total traffic fatalities in 2020: 233

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47. Mississippi
> Speeding-related traffic fatalities in 2020: 126 (16.8% of all traffic deaths)
> Deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Collector roads; 60 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 35-55 mph)
> 2nd deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Highways excl. expressways & interstates; 43 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 50-70 mph)
> Total traffic fatalities in 2020: 752

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46. Iowa
> Speeding-related traffic fatalities in 2020: 61 (18.1% of all traffic deaths)
> Deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Highways excl. expressways & interstates; 24 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 50-70 mph)
> 2nd deadliest road type for speeding-fatalities: Collector roads; 18 speeding deaths (typical speed limit 35-55 mph)
> Total traffic fatalities in 2020: 337

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