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Data Profile: General Estimate System (GES)
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General Estimate System (GES)
   Overview
The General Estimate System is a component of National Automotive Sampling System (NASS) maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The GES obtains its data from a nationally representative probability sample selected from the estimated 6.4 million police?reported crashes, which occur annually. These crashes include those that result in a fatality or injury, and those involving major property damage. By restricting attention to police?reported crashes, the GES concentrates on those crashes of greatest concern to the highway safety community and the general public.

GES is used to identify highway safety problems areas, provide a basis for regulatory and consumer information initiatives, and facilitate cost and benefit analyses of highway safety initiatives.
   Coverage
The data covers 400 police agencies within 60 geographic sites across the United States.
   Availability
 
 
First Year1999
Last Year2001
FrequencyAnnual
 
   Summary Tables
 
   National Transportation Statistics
 
Motor Vehicle Fatal Crashes by Posted Speed Limit
Motor Vehicle Safety Data
Motorcycle Rider Safety Data
Occupant Fatalities by Vehicle Type and Nonoccupant Fatalities
Occupant and Non-Motorist Fatalities in Crashes by Number of Vehicles and Alcohol Involvement (AI)
Passenger Car Occupant Safety Data
Transportation Fatalities by Mode
Truck Occupant Safety Data
   Indicators
 
Alcohol-Related Highway Fatalities
Fatalities In Large-Truck Crashes
Injured Motor Vehicle Occupants, Pedestrians, And Bicyclists
Injured Persons In Large-Truck Crashes
Motor Vehicle-Related Highway Fatalities
 
   Related Links
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
FHWA Highway Safety Program
Fatality Analysis Reporting System Data Query
NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts Annual Reports
National Center for Health Statistics
National Safety Council
 
 
   Data Source and Contacts
 
Data Provider AgencyNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Data Provider OfficeNational Center for Statistics and Analysis
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