What’s the Most Dangerous Florida Highway?

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Posted on June 28, 2021

Hitting the road this summer? Turns out, you may want to be extra careful driving on some Florida highways.

 

Based on fatality data gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the years 2016-2019, four of the ten most dangerous highways in the U.S. are located in Florida. 

 

Which one topped the list as the most dangerous highway in the nation? That would be Interstate 4, which runs across the Sunshine State’s midsection from Tampa to Daytona Beach and suffers 1.1 deaths per mile of highway. The Orlando stretch of I-4 is particularly dangerous, with 11 fatalities from 2016 to 2019.  

 

The other three Floridian highways in the Top 10 most dangerous highways in the U.S. are:

  • U.S. 192 (0.9 deaths per mile of highway)
  • U.S. 92 (0.7 deaths per mile of highway)
  • Interstate 95 (0.6 deaths per mile of highway)

 

What are the Most Dangerous Highways in the Sunshine State?

Four of the ten most dangerous highways in the U.S. are located in Florida.

 

4 deadliest cities along highways in Florida

 

Total Highway Fatalities 2016-2019

 

Graph showing the deaths and miles of Florida Highways

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the years 2016-2019

 

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