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Buggy Accidents

May 1999 thru April 2000

The following graphs are one year's total of accidents.


My Research

I have not done a thorough research on buggy accidents, only a very general type research.  I have gathered information on buggy accidents from the newspapers, television and radio reports, so please don't take this figures as substantiated facts.  They are for information purposes only.



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Total buggy accidents by month (U.S. and Canada)

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This graph is a total count by area  of  all accidents types (U.S. states and Canada) .

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People injured are mostly Amish.

Killed Non-Amish - was a   motorcyclist

Killed Amish - buggy was hit by a high speed car

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See category explanations below

Listed categories were, in my opinion, the cause of the accident.  Following is a clarification of some of the categories.

Truck is semi, cement, etc.

Equipment category is farming equipment or road working equipment.

Buggy means one buggy hit another buggy or a buggy hit a car.

Human Error/Other means not being able to keep horse under control.   For example:  horse turned into wrong road. turned to quickly, etc.

Noise/roadway examples:
   uneven or wet roadway
   barking dog or animal sound
   open grate bridges
   truck or motorcycle noises






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