What Is The Deadliest Highway In Texas? You Might Be Surprised.
Warmer weather is pretty much here to stay. School is starting to wrap up for the year. Pretty soon, a lot of us are going to be spending a lot of time on the road. If you're a road tripper like me, be sure to drive safe.
If you're wondering which highway in Texas is the deadliest; the answer might surprise you.
The Highways In Texas With The Most Fatalities
Recently, a study was done on the highways in Texas. The aim was to see which highways were most likely to have wrecks and fatalities. The findings were a little shocking.
According to this study, which listed the 25 highways with the most fatalities, the highway with the least amount of fatalities (out of the 25 listed) had 14.
The one with the most, had 90. That's a pretty big difference.
The Highway In Texas With The Least Amount Of Fatalities
According to the data used in the study, the highway with the least amount of fatalities was I-40. I travel on I-40 a lot, and I find that to be pretty interesting.
I-40 stretches across the Texas panhandle, and I'm on it constantly driving from one end to other. When I saw the results of the study, I started thinking back on my travels.
How often do I see a wreck on I-40?
The more I thought about it, the more I began to think that maybe it wasn't as often as I sometimes think it is. Sure, there are wrecks on 40, as anyone who lives in Amarillo will tell you, but it isn't nearly as frequent as you might lead yourself to believe.
Especially when you compare it to the highway that had the most fatalities.
The Highway In Texas With The Most Fatalities
According to the info used for the study, the highway which has the most fatalities is I-10. It makes sense, considering the area it's in.
You're talking San Antonio and Houston when you're talking I-10. These are two heavily populated areas.
The grand total listed in the study was 90 fatalities.
Reasons for the wrecks were everything from speeding and distracted driving, to driving under the influence.
This summer, no matter what highway you're on, drive safe. We all want to make it home.