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Car Accident Reports
Depending on where your accident occurred there are potentially 1 Police Agencies that could have attended your accident and completed the report.
ALL of these agencies use the the Texas DOT CRIS (Crash Report Information System) and so obtaining a copy of your report from any of them is relatively easy.
Atascocita Accident Reports Online
- Texas DOT - Crash Reports and Records: There is no better place place than directly from the DOT for an official copy of your accident report. The Texas DOT is one of the (if not THE) most advanced State DOT’s in the United States. Where most other States in the US have no centralized data policy or standards for their accident reports, Texas has lead the way in centralizing and providing online access to its citizens.
History of Accidents in Atascocita
The number of reported crashes in Atascocita increased by 5.34 percent from 1,068 in 2014 to 1,125 in 2015. Subsequently, road crashes rose by 8.8 percent to 1,224 in 2016. A momentary drop in the number of accidents occurred in 2017 when 1,145 crashes were reported. In 2018, the crashes rose again to 1,182, which is an increase of 3.23 percent over the previous year.
Over the 5-year period between 2014 and 2018, the number of motor vehicle accidents has risen from 1,068 in 2014 to 1,182 in 2018. The highest number of accidents occurred in 2016 while the least occurred in 2014. Also, the greatest increase in crash rates took place between 2015 and 2016 while the greatest decline occurred between 2016 and 2017. The average number of crashes per year was 1,148.8.
The distribution of the crashes in Atascocita is closely related to the distribution of the total number of road crashes provided by the Texas DOT. Road accidents were on the rise from 2014 till 2016. The principal reason for this rise is the sudden drop in the price of crude oil and gas across the country. This made it easier for residents of Atascocita to buy more fuel for their vehicles. They spent more time on the road, built up traffic on the highways, and, as a result, more crashes occurred.
It’s also likely that many of the people who were driving were doing so without 100% concentration. With the rapid increase in the use of smartphones, over 100,000 accidents have occurred in Texas due to distracted driving.
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History of Fatalities in Atascocita
Fatal crashes in Atascocita dropped by 71.43 percent from 7 in 2014 to 2 in 2015. However, the number of fatalities rose to 7 again in 2016. Then, they declined again by 28.57 percent to 5 in 2017 before dropping further by 60 percent to 2 in 2018.
Within the 5-year period from 2014 to 2018, the lowest number of fatalities occurred in 2015 and 2018. The maximum number of fatalities were recorded in 2014 and 2016. An average of 4.6 fatal accidents occurred during the 5-year period.
The trend in the history of fatalities is similar to the trend in the history of reported road crashes in Atascocita from 2015 to 2017. In contrast to the relatively low number of accidents that occurred in the city in 2014, there were 7 fatalities.
Also, in 2018, the number of fatalities declined while the accident rate was on the increase. These figures show that the increase or decline in the number of fatal crashes in the city may not always correlate with the corresponding change in the number of crashes recorded each year.
Fatalities occur in Atascocita for various reasons. The Texas DOT lists the top major causes of fatality as failure to adjust speed and driving with distractions from mobile phones. Other reasons include failure to yield when turning left and driving under the influence. However, the efforts to promote safer driving seem to be yielding fruit as the number of fatalities in Atascocita has declined from 7 to 2 over the past three years.