October 8, 2018

Americans driving more, but in a less deadly way

Hit & Run -Americans are driving more, and dying less while we drive. So says the latest Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes report, an annual study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

According to NHTSA, 37,133 people were killed in traffic collisions last year. That's about a 1 percent decline from 2016, when 37,806 people were fatally injured. It's also a 2.5 percent decrease in the fatality rate, given that Americans drove an additional 50 million miles in 2017. Adding to the good news are preliminary stats from the first part of 2018, which suggest that this ye

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