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Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS)

2009 Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

Business, Transportation and Housing Agency
Traci Stevens, Acting Agency Secretary

Department of California Highway Patrol
J. A. Farrow, Commissioner

Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS)


3,076 - Persons Killed
232,777 - Persons Injured
2,805 - Fatal Collisions
163,524 - Injury Collisions
0.95 - Mileage Death Rate


The following documents are available in both Microsoft Excel and PDF format. Both of these types of files may be viewed with free plugins. Please download Microsoft Excel Viewer or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.

Preface (pdf only)         2009 California Quick Collision Facts (pdf only)

Section 1 - Ten Year Summary, 2000-2009 (xls) (pdf)

Section 2 - Time (xls) (pdf)

Section 3 - Drivers and Vehicles (xls) (pdf)

Section 4 - Victims (xls) (pdf)

Section 5 - Alcohol Involved Collisions (xls) (pdf)

Section 6 - Truck Involved Collisions (xls) (pdf)

Section 7 - Short Subjects (xls) (pdf)

Section 8 - Location (xls) (pdf)

  • Glossary (pdf)

  • Index (pdf)
  • Credits (pdf)