Traffic Deaths At 60-year Low

Traffic deaths at 60-year low

Traffic deaths have hit their lowest level since 1950, the year fatalities behind the wheel began to be tracked, according to the latest government statistics.

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  • South Carolina traffic deaths keep rising
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says nine people died ...
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    Zero Fatalities is all about eliminating fatalities on our roadways. Some say it's impossible, but if we all work together, we can reach Zero Fatalities.
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