Traffic Enforcement

Crash Statistics


In response to current crash statistics, traffic volume, and other considerations the York County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit continues to promote safer highways through enforcement, education, and awareness.

Current traffic collision statistics for York County indicate the following:
  • The days of the week when most collisions occur:
    • Monday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
  • The times of day when most crashed occur between:
    • 6 to 9 a.m.
    • 3 to 6 p.m.
    • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • The most frequent causes of crashes are:
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
    • Failing to yield right of way
    • Speed and inattention