Friday, April 09, 2010

America's Dangerous Roads on Google Maps


This Google Maps mashup from uses data obtained from the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) to show the areas in the USA with the most Driving Under Influence related traffic fatalities.

Each map marker on the map represents the location of a DUI motor vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality. The colour of the icon represents the number of additional DUI motor vehicle crashes within one mile. Click on each icon to see the date and time of the accident.

Also from is this map that uses data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to show the concentration of fatal accidents that occur within 1,000 feet of one another. The result is a heat map that emphasizes the country’s worst hot spots for traffic fatalities.

Florida Roads has also produced a Google Maps mashup to display the amount of traffic on all state roads in Florida. The map highlights the busiest roads and highways in the state.

Georgia Roads
The Georgia Traffic Growth Map highlights the busiest roads and highways in Georgia. The map shows traffic count increases on Georgia Roads and Highways from 2002 to 2007.

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