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valign="bottom">Medium Truck</td> <td align="center" valign="bottom">Heavy Truck</td> <td align="center" valign="bottom">Truck Tractor<BR>(Cab)</td> </tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Careless Driving</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">14,245</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,118</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">996</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">924</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Failed/Yield Right-of-Way</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">5,854</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">364</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">264</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">201</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Improper Backing</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">603</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">119 </td><td align="right" valign="bottom">125</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">74</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Improper Lane Change</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">946</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">125</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">170</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">228</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Improper Turn</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,141</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">97</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">92</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">140</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Alcohol-Under Influence</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,979</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">42</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">12</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">3</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Drugs-Under Influence</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">129</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">11</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">3</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Alcohol & Drugs-Under Influence</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">287</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">3</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">0</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Followed Too Closely</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,652</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">142</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">118</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">84</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Disregarded Traffic Signal</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,346</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">85</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">86 </td><td align="right" valign="bottom">54</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Exceeded Safe Speed Limit</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1,081</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">50</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">75</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">83</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Exceeded Stated Speed Limit</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">279</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">10</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Disregarded Stop Sign</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">555</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">37</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">26</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">17</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Failed to Maintain Equipment</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">401</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">54</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">96</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">60</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Improper Passing</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">194</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">12</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">17</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Drove Left of Center</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">370</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">19</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">16</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">19</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Obstructing Traffic</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">103</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">20</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">7</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">25</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Improper Load</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">131</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">23</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">27</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">37</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Disregard Other Traffic Control</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">107</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">11</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">8</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Driving Wrong Side/Way</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">132</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">5</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">9</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">6</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Fleeing Police**</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">82</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">2</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">0</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Vehicle Modified**</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">2</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">1</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">0</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">0</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">Driver Distraction</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">377</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">12</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">6</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">13</td></tr> <tr><td align="left" valign="bottom">All Other</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">4,924 </td><td align="right" valign="bottom">486</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">438</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">444</td></tr> <tr class="red1"><td align="left" valign="bottom"> Total</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">36,920</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">2,850</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">2,608</td><td align="right" valign="bottom">2,440</td></tr> </table> <BR><BR> <BR> <table width="90%" border="0" align="center"> <tr><td> <p align="justify">* This table lists contributing causes reported by the investigating officer for drivers in traffic crashes. 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