Road Safety

Statistics

  • From 2008-2012, 91 fatigue-related collisions were reported.1
  • The most dangerous hours in which fatigue-related collisions occur are between the hours of midnight and 9 a.m. (48 per cent) and noon to 6 p.m. (30 per cent).1
  • Almost four in 10 fatigue-related collisions occur on Saturdays or Sundays.2
  • 17 per cent of fatigue-related collisions occur on Fridays.2
  • Almost seven in 10 fatigue collisions occur in rural areas. In fact, from 2006-2010, all fatal fatigue-related collisions in Manitoba happened in rural areas. 2
  • Fatigue collisions occur most often on two-way, undivided highways (52 per cent).2
  • The majority of fatigue-related collisions—89 per cent—occur in the space between intersections.2
  • 44 per cent of fatigue-related collisions involved someone driving off the road.2
  • 52 per cent of fatigue-related collisions occur between May and August, the majority of which (17 per cent of total collisions) occur in June.2
  • Three quarters of drivers involved in fatigue-related collisions are male.2
  • Younger drivers aged 16 to 34 were involved in 67 per cent of fatigue-related collisions.2

1 Source: 2013 Traffic Collision Statistics Report,Manitoba Public Insurance 2014
2 Source: 2012- 2013 Traffic Collision Statistics Report, Manitoba Public Insurance 2014