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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Consumer Reports: Back Seat Safetyincreases your risk of dying in a crash to three times what it is if you have y
Consumer Reports: Back Seat Safety
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 9 hours ago
increases your risk of dying in a crash to three times what it is if you have your seat belt on according to the Governor's Highway Safety Association. Unbuckled passengers in the back seat can also pose a danger to people buckled-up in the front.... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Low gas prices correlate to increase in road deaths; worse in Missourideaths in Missouri, which has historically low gas prices, are nearly double th
Low gas prices correlate to increase in road deaths; worse in Missouri
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 hours ago
deaths in Missouri, which has historically low gas prices, are nearly double the national average of 8 percent. The MoDOT highway safety director said those numbers match his agency's data. “For traffic crashes in 2014, we had 766 individuals... Read more
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ajc.com
DUI campaign: Don't even think about driving drunkis a number we can reduce through Hands Across the Border,” said Harris Blackwo
DUI campaign: Don't even think about driving drunk
ajc.com / Posted 12 hours ago
is a number we can reduce through Hands Across the Border,” said Harris Blackwood, director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. During the 2015 Labor Day holiday weekend, there were 23 fatalities in Georgia, up from the same period the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
“Hands Across The Border” DUI Enforcement Campaign Begins MondayFlorida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee that begins Monday and en
“Hands Across The Border” DUI Enforcement Campaign Begins Monday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 hours ago
Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee that begins Monday and ends Friday, Sept. 2. “I have often said highway safety doesn’t stop at the city limits, county line or even the state line, and our friends on the borders of other... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scott Eastwood calls father of his late ex-girlfriend to apologizedeploy and then explode due to the fault. The exploding air bags were made by
Scott Eastwood calls father of his late ex-girlfriend to apologize
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
deploy and then explode due to the fault. The exploding air bags were made by Takata Corp. of Japan. Last year, the U.S. highway safety regulators confirmed Brangman's death in a 2001 Honda Civic was the seventh U.S. death, and the eighth... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Firefighters grateful for $1,000 donationdrop it off at the Truman High School office or place it in the black mailbox o
Firefighters grateful for $1,000 donation
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted yesterday
drop it off at the Truman High School office or place it in the black mailbox outside the Truman Tribune. The Minnesota Highway Safety Center is offering a 55+ four-hour recertification course from 5:30-9:30 Sept. 1 at the Truman High School... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Lake in the Hills Police take first in Illinois Traffic Safety Challengea friendly competition between Illinois law enforcement agencies that determine
Lake in the Hills Police take first in Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
a friendly competition between Illinois law enforcement agencies that determines how effective these agencies are in their highway safety programs. “We’re very proud of this accomplishment considering that our officers played a vital role in... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Controversial Guardrails Will No Longer Be Used in CAHighway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). This quasi-government agency pro
Controversial Guardrails Will No Longer Be Used in CA
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). This quasi-government agency provides research and guidelines for testing of highway safety equipment. In a recent settlement between the guardrail manufacturer and the Federal Highway Administration... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Teen seatbelt usage rising slightlyall contribute to these crashes, with many resulting in death. A safety belt is
Teen seatbelt usage rising slightly
The Neosho Daily News / Posted yesterday
all contribute to these crashes, with many resulting in death. A safety belt is the best defense in a traffic crash. Buckle up and ARRIVE ALIVE.For more information on highway safety or any of the programs offered, please visit savemo... Read more
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Fortune
AAA Says Not All Automatic Braking Systems Are Designed to Prevent Car Crasheson all new cars by 2022. Twenty automakers, representing 99% of the U.S. auto m
AAA Says Not All Automatic Braking Systems Are Designed to Prevent Car Crashes
Fortune / Posted yesterday
on all new cars by 2022. Twenty automakers, representing 99% of the U.S. auto market, have agreed to the 2022 benchmark, which was announced in March by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safe... Read more
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Northwest Herald
LITH Police take first in 2015-16 Illinois Traffic Safety Challengea friendly competition between Illinois law enforcement agencies that determine
LITH Police take first in 2015-16 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
a friendly competition between Illinois law enforcement agencies that determines how effective these agencies are in their highway safety programs. “We’re very proud of this accomplishment considering that our officers played a vital role in... Read more
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CNET
Automated emergency braking to be standard on nearly all US new cars by 2022time, AEB technology could prevent 28,000 crashes and 12,000 injuries, accordin
Automated emergency braking to be standard on nearly all US new cars by 2022
CNET / Posted yesterday
time, AEB technology could prevent 28,000 crashes and 12,000 injuries, according to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Last year, the NHTSA called on automakers to convene and make AEB standard without a mandate. Following that... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Feds: Ignore That Post About Banning Driver Cellphone Useof hand-held devices by all drivers, but no states have prohibited use of hands
Feds: Ignore That Post About Banning Driver Cellphone Use
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
of hand-held devices by all drivers, but no states have prohibited use of hands-free devices, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Forty-six states and Washington, D.C., ban texting by all drivers, while 38 states and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. AdvertisementIt has been assumed that... Read more
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Times News
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Times News / Posted yesterday
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Tongham housing scheme recommended for approvalclaims that the proposal is an inappropriate development in the countryside, th
Tongham housing scheme recommended for approval
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
claims that the proposal is an inappropriate development in the countryside, that the additional traffic will impact on highway safety, there will be insufficient parking and a risk of flooding. Papers prepared for councillors at the planning... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 �is really getting to the crisis level,� said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
in fatalities since 2014 �is really getting to the crisis level,� said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Tongham housing scheme given outline approval despite objectionsclaims that the proposal is an inappropriate development in the countryside, th
Tongham housing scheme given outline approval despite objections
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
claims that the proposal is an inappropriate development in the countryside, that the additional traffic will impact on highway safety, there will be insufficient parking and a risk of flooding. Papers prepared for councillors at the planning... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga bucks nation's upward trend in traffic fatalitiesthat after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Chattanooga bucks nation's upward trend in traffic fatalities
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Drive sober or get pulled overMichigan alcohol-and/or drug-involved fatalities were up 20 percent in 2015," s
Drive sober or get pulled over
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Michigan alcohol-and/or drug-involved fatalities were up 20 percent in 2015," said Michael L. Prince, Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) director. "Hundreds of families are suffering tragic consequences because drivers made the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 “is really getting to the crisis level,” said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 “is really getting to the crisis level,” said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Boston Herald
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Traffic deaths on the rise as distracted drivers roam the roadsof those systems are available now, and others will be more common in the futur
Traffic deaths on the rise as distracted drivers roam the roads
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of those systems are available now, and others will be more common in the future. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety estimated that such systems could cut fatalities significantly. Warnings for when a vehicle leaves its lane... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Northern Rhode Island DUI Task Force to mobilize Aug. 25By: News Staff news@abc6.com CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. – The Rhode Island Departmen
Northern Rhode Island DUI Task Force to mobilize Aug. 25
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
By: News Staff news@abc6.com CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. – The Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Office of Highway Safety (RIDOT OHS) is providing funding for the Northern Rhode Island DUI Task Force on Thursday, August 25, 2016. The Central... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida, U.S. see increase in fatal crashes as traffic surges1,114 traffic deaths. That rose to 1,441 in 2015 and 1,590 this year, the NSC r
Florida, U.S. see increase in fatal crashes as traffic surges
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
1,114 traffic deaths. That rose to 1,441 in 2015 and 1,590 this year, the NSC reports. However, a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles database shows a higher estimate for the number of fatal crashes this year: The NSC... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEWthe headlamps and grille), giving it a larger presence. Reliability & Safety F
2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEW
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
the headlamps and grille), giving it a larger presence. Reliability & Safety Factor: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) considers the 2016 Lexus GS family to be a Top Safety Pick with ratings of “Good’ in all crash-test... Read more
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The News & Observer
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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Philly.com
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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The Columbian
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016; Oregon 2nd in increasesin fatalities since 2014 “is really getting to the crisis level,” said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016; Oregon 2nd in increases
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 “is really getting to the crisis level,” said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indiana traffic fatalities show sharp increase in first half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Indiana traffic fatalities show sharp increase in first half of 2016
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy - the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Traffic fatalities surge in first half of 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Signal
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
in fatalities since 2014 "is really getting to the crisis level," said Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. It has been assumed that technological advances... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
U.S. Traffic Deaths Continued to Surge in First Half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
U.S. Traffic Deaths Continued to Surge in First Half of 2016
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy - the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone useof hand-held devices by all drivers, but no states have prohibited use of hands
Feds: Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
of hand-held devices by all drivers, but no states have prohibited use of hands-free devices, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Forty-six states and Washington, D.C., ban texting by all drivers, while 38 states and... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Nationwide traffic deaths surge in first half of 2016; Florida among states with rising fatalities trendthat after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Nationwide traffic deaths surge in first half of 2016; Florida among states with rising fatalities trend
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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Deseret News
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Traffic deaths up significantly in first 6 months of 2015I think it's complicated to tease out what that is due to," Hersman said. Jona
Traffic deaths up significantly in first 6 months of 2015
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
I think it's complicated to tease out what that is due to," Hersman said. Jonathan Adkins, executive director of Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices, confirmed that states have taken note of the trend... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward
U.S. traffic deaths surged in the first half of the year to 19,100
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
that after peaking in the 1970s, traffic deaths have generally trended downward, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Large dips in deaths have corresponded to shocks to the economy — the oil embargo of the mid-1970s, the... Read more
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