Digital maps provided via websites, mobile apps, in-car navigation systems, etc. include features to provide route guidance. Currently, such maps compute routes based on parameters such as travel time, cost, transport mode, type of roadway, etc. This disclosure describes techniques to automatically assign a safety rating to routes based on historical data related to each route. For example, such data can include accident data for road segments along the route, data regarding injuries suffered in such accidents, etc. The safety rating can be displayed to users and can be utilized in route selection.

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