2022 Louisiana Crash Data Report Now Available

October 5, 2023

Baton Rouge, LA – The Center for Analytics & Research in Transportation Safety (CARTS) is pleased to announce the release of its annual crash data report. The report, prepared by CARTS Executive Director Dr. Helmut Schneider, presents a compilation of crash data trends, statistics, and insights vital for enhancing transportation safety.

Dr. Schneider presented a first look at the report’s contents at his annual briefing sponsored by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. The briefing, held virtually on September 27th, provided valuable insights to a diverse audience including government officials, safety advocates, law enforcement, and other crash data stakeholders.

Key points from Dr. Schneider’s 2022 Louisiana Traffic Records Data Report include:

  • An overview of changes in data after transitioning to a new crash report
  • Year-to-year and multi-year trends involving vulnerable road users such as bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians
  • The occurrence of common contributing factors such as impairment, distraction, and seatbelt usage in fatal crashes
  • The economic costs and impacts of crashes

The 2022 Louisiana Traffic Records Summary Report and slides from Dr. Schneider’s annual briefing are now available on the CARTS website.


The Center for Analytics & Research in Transportation Safety (CARTS) is responsible for collecting, maintaining, integrating, analyzing and distributing crash-related data captured from law enforcement and other agencies throughout the State of Louisiana. CARTS utilizes this data to develop business intelligence (BI) and GIS tools, perform research studies and produce yearly reporting. These tools and publications are used by decision-makers to identify potential problem areas, create countermeasures, set policies, and establish programs to improve the safety of our roadways in Louisiana. CARTS is a center within the E.J. Ourso College of Business at LSU.


Contact: CARTS (carts@lsu.edu)
Center for Analytics & Research in Transportation Safety