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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  • Mozambique: No Deaths in Gunmen Attack At Nzero -
    ... country's main north-south highway, but Mahungele assured motorists there are no grounds for alarm, and traffic along the road is continuing...
    02/1/2016 - 1:44 pm | View Link
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    Chattanooga Police Services Center about shooting deaths involving the ... a smattering of minor charges, including traffic offenses, disorderly
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    ... issue warnings to pedestrians and bicyclists breaking traffic laws on ... pedestrian accident rates in Hillsborough County — three deaths and ...
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    Very few people … Traffic is stuck on I-4, whether you're in that bus ... became mayor of Baltimore, and he brought some of the deaths down ...
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  • 25 people died statewide in January traffic crashes - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    UPDATE: Identities released of two killed in crash on Hwy 61 south ... - KTTC
    02/1/2016 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Colorado DOT to Post Traffic Death Tally Signs to Boost Safety - Big News Network
    ... from the 488 traffic deaths recorded in 2014. It was the first year since 2008 that Colorado had recorded more than 500 traffic deaths.
    01/29/2016 - 4:41 am | View Link
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    ... number of traffic-related deaths in the state. It's part of the Colorado Department of Transportation's new campaign aimed at reducing traffic...
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  • Reducing traffic deaths to zero in Austin
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  • List of countries by traffic-related death rate ...
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    02/4/2016 - 2:02 am | View Link
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Decline in ...
    U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 1-888-327-4236 1-800-424-9153 (TTY)
    02/3/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Link
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