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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    Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
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  • Tennessee Cops murder 61 year old man in own home during wrong house drug raid.
    A 61-year-old man was shot to death by police while his wife was handcuffed in another room during a drug raid on the wrong house. Police admitted their mistake, saying faulty information from a drug informant contributed to the death of John Adams Wednesday night. More
  • Many trapped in Bangladesh building rubble as toll climbs to 187Many trapped in Bangladesh building rubble as toll climbs to 187
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  • Traffic accidents cost Dominican Republic US$4.1B - Dominican Today
    ... law." The expert noted that Dominican Republic ranks among the world’s leaders in traffic deaths, with 40.73 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.
    08/7/2014 - 8:41 am | View Link
  • Toward Zero Deaths Program based on belief that 1 death on the road ... - Crookston Daily Times
    ... the "Towards Zero Deaths" (TZD) campaign.         Minnesota's TZD program, created in 2003, is based on the belief that even one traffic...
    08/6/2014 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Traffic deaths in July were the second lowest for the month in the ... - Northland's NewsCenter
    ... at 11:44 AM CDT Superior, WI ( --- Less traffic deaths occurred in Wisconsin in July.
    08/5/2014 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • Broadway's speed limit drops to 25 mph ... will enforcement help to ... - New York Daily News
    How fast is too fast? - Bucks County Courier Times
    08/4/2014 - 3:10 pm | View Link
  • Wisconsin traffic fatalities last month fall to 39, second-lowest ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Wisconsin traffic fatalities down last month -
    08/4/2014 - 4:23 am | View Link
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  • Former Ottawa councilman charged in traffic deaths
    OTTAWA — A former Ottawa village councilman was charged Friday with two counts of misdemeanor vehicular homicide over a crash that killed two women. Each charge against Alan “Jeff” Ducey is a first-degree misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of ...
    08/29/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Traffic pollution causing close to 300 deaths in Toronto every year, but there’s solutions in sight
    Traffic pollution is causing a few hundred premature deaths in Toronto every year, and experts say there are feasible solutions to reduce its harm. “The biggest health risk from pollution in Toronto is vehicles,” says Dr. Monica Campbell, director of ...
    08/29/2014 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Northeast Missouri traffic deaths on the decline
    Twenty-five people have died on Missouri roads this year according to MoDOT. That's lower than last year, but officials are still trying to get to the ultimate goal of zero fatalities. MoDOT officials say using rumble strips along major highways and wide ...
    08/28/2014 - 5:27 pm | View Link
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    08/28/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • Impaired-Related Traffic Deaths Drop in 2013
    Minnesota roads were a little safer in 2013, according to new numbers released by the Department of Public Safety Thursday. Impaired-related traffic deaths dropped nine percent from 2012. There were 95 impaired-related traffic deaths in 2013, compared to ...
    08/28/2014 - 12:48 pm | View Link
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  • Crash Stats: Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic ...
    As discussed in a methodology Research Note (Statisti-cal Methodology to Make Early Estimates of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities, DOT HS 811 123), the statistical ...
    08/29/2014 - 6:17 pm | View Website
  • Traffic Fatalities in 2010 Drop to Lowest Level in ...
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ... NHTSA 05-11 Friday, April 1, 2011 Contact: Karen Aldana Tel: 202-366-9550 DOT Estimates Three Percent Drop Beneath ...
    08/29/2014 - 12:05 pm | View Website
  • List of countries by traffic-related death rate ...
    This list of countries by traffic-related death rate shows the annual number of road fatalities per capita per year and per vehicle-km in some countries in the year ...
    08/29/2014 - 5:45 am | View Website
  • FARS Encyclopedia
    The FARS Encyclopedia provides statistics on injuries and deaths from vehicle accidents that occurred within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
    08/29/2014 - 2:03 am | View Website
  • Traffic collision
    A traffic collision, also known as a traffic accident, motor vehicle collision, motor vehicle accident, car accident, automobile accident, road traffic collision ...
    08/28/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Website
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