Submitting a Traffic Safety Concern
Rear end collisions and failure to yield during left turn’s combined are contributing to nearly 50% of all crashes investigated by the Mint Hill Police Department. Rear end crashes are a product of excessive speed, following too closely and distracted driving. Since 2020, MHPD has faced a crash increase of nearly 25% year to date (August 2023).
Key Factors Contributing to Vehicle Crashes
- Inattention and carelessness to the local roadway infrastructure from those not residing in Mint Hill and likely less familiar with Mint Hill.
- Inattention and speeding due to time constraints associated with motorists “rushing” travelling through the area for work, etc.
NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
N.C. Department of Transportation (ncdot.gov)