The Law Offices of Omranni & Taub recently compiled data from the NYPD and NYC Open Data Portal to create this scary heat map of distracted driving collisions across the five boroughs.
From 2013 – 2016, there were 115,955 distracted driving crashes in New York City. While these incidents are still likely under reported, this data gives New Yorkers a chance to see the issue in ways that few other jurisdictions can. During this time period, distracted driving was a primary factor in nearly 13.5 percent of all recorded collisions in NYC (854,760) and resulted in 104 fatalities and 29,571 injuries.
Check out the accompanying article for insights into the data.
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