In 2015, there were 2,271 Stockton car accident incidents which caused an injury or a fatality. This was reported by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The 2015 study was the latest published statistical report. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is tasked with studying and reporting traffic safety in all of California’s cities. They do this by using a combination of methods known as the Empirical Bayesian Ranking Method and OTS Collision Ranking Method. It takes into factors such as population size, daily vehicle miles traveled, crash records, and crash trends. Cities like Stockton are categorized into different groups. For Stockton, it is placed in Group A. Group A represents all cities that have over 250,000 people. In Group A, there are only 15 cities including Stockton. According to the factors above, each city is given a ranking. 1 is the lowest/worst and 15 is the best. For the 2,271 reported cases of car accidents causing injuries or fatalities, Stockton is ranked 4th out of 15. There were 188 reported cases of alcohol being a factor in car accidents in Stockton. In this category, Stockton is ranked 7th out 15. In 2015, there were 159 car accident causing injuries or fatalities to pedestrians. Stockton ranked 5th out of 15. The ranking is worse for pedestrians who were 14 years or younger. In this category, Stockton is ranked 1st, meaning, out of all the other cities of comparable sizes, Stockton is the worst. For car accidents with bicyclists, there were 131 reported cases. That ranks Stockton at 4th out 15. Again, it gets worse as compared to other comparable cities for bicyclists 14 years or younger. Again, Stockton is ranked #1. The best category that Stockton ranked in were collisions involving motorcycles where there were only 55 reported cases. Stockton was ranked 12th out 15. Stockton car accident events occur every day in Stockton, California. Injuries can range anywhere from back pain, neck pain, to more catastrophic injuries like loss of limbs, broken bones, brain injuries, and even death. If you or a loved one is injured in a Stockton car accident, call the attorneys at The Law Firm of R. Sam now for help. We can help you get the maximum compensation you deserve. We can help you get the medical treatment you need. Remember: If You’re Injured in a Traffic Jam, Call R. Sam. Free Consultations. If you don’t get paid, we don’t get paid.