Dangerous Year: How 2015 Became Austin Traffic’s Deadliest Year Yet

During 2015 the team at McMinn Law Firm watched with Austin as traffic fatality numbers continued to rise. In Sept of 2015 Austin had already matched any other year in total traffic fatalities.

For the remainder of 2015 we hoped the numbers wouldn’t rise further — but they did. By January 1 2016, there had been 102 traffic fatalities in Austin, TX.

We wanted to know why 2015 was such a dangerous year for all those out on the road — and what could have been done to prevent car crash injuries and fatalities in the future.

This infographic details what we know about the 102 fatal traffic deaths in austin.