On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Fatality data set which pertains to Drunk Driving Laws and Traffic Deaths . The Fatality data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Fatality data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Fatality"). This will load the data into a variable called Fatality. If R says the Fatality data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Fatality R data set. The size of this file is about 33,945 bytes.
Drunk Driving Laws and Traffic Deaths
a panel of 48 observations from 1982 to 1988
number of observations : 336
observation : regional
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
state ID code
traffic fatality rate (deaths per 10000)
tax on case of beer
minimum legal drinking age
mandatory jail sentence ?
mandatory community service ?
average miles per driver
per capita personal income
Pr. Christopher J. Ruhm, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina.
Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, chapter 8.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.