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Working to end vehicle into building crashes

The Storefront Safety Council was launched in 2011 to reduce the number of vehicle-into-building crashes. These mostly preventable accidents are injuring and killing Americans who work, play, shop and eat. The Council is comprised of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds who are passionate about ending Storefront crashes

100

Incidents every day

16,000

Injured Annually

2600

Deaths every year

24%

Happen in retail stores

... And it doesn't have to be this way

Our storefront crash statistics are the most complete ever assembled for accidents of this type.

Our 2014-2022 storefront crash statistics are among the most complete ever assembled for accidents on private property.  Federal and State agencies do not regularly receive such data as part of any national reporting system, so our data collection of accidents involving commercial properties (such as shopping centers, strip malls, and many roadside locations) is unique and very useful to government officials, researchers, underwriters, risk managers, and safety professionals.

We share our data with these and many other third parties, and we share our compiled statistics free online on our website.

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The Storefront Safety Initiative

The Storefront Safety Initiative provides free resources to those working to increase pedestrian safety where we eat, work, play & shop.

As part of our research work with the Storefront Safety Council, we have been collecting data from all over the United States for more than ten years.  Our database of compiled storefront crashes now numbers over 25,000 incidents, and we have additional confirming data on more than 15,000 other vehicle-into-building and related incidents.

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About the Safety Council...

The Storefront Safety Council is comprised of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds who are passionate about ending vehicle-into-building crashes. Founding members include experts in perimeter security, parking, personal injury law, risk management, architecture and related professions and industries.

Storefront Safety Council Crash Statistics

Participate in our study! Please take a brief survey to share your personal and professional experience with vehicle-into-building crashes. It will only take a minute

Learn more about our Research

Our 2014-2022 storefront crash statistics are among the most complete ever assembled for accidents on private property.