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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  • Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433
    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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  • 38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital
    Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
  • 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
    Survivors from a building that collapsed in Bangladesh killing at least 187 mainly women workers described hearing a deafening crack before the complex housing factories supplying Western clothes retailers crashed down in a matter of seconds. More
  • Dozens Die in Bus Crash on Pakistan Highway - New York Times
    The deaths occurred, the police said, when the driver lost control of the bus, crossed over into oncoming traffic and collided with truck.
    11/11/2014 - 10:41 am | View Link
  • Last month was the second safest month of October in terms of ... - Sawyer County Record
    Last month 42 people died in traffic crashes on Wisconsin roadways, which made it the second safest month of October in terms of traffic deaths since ...
    11/11/2014 - 5:14 am | View Link
  • Berkeley Police Department receives grant to improve traffic safety - Daily Californian
    ... funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety last month to improve its traffic safety and reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.
    11/9/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • Malaysia aims to half traffic-related deaths by 2020 - Asiaone
    KUALA LUMPUR - The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is determined to half the number of traffic-related deaths by 2020 and will continue strict
    11/9/2014 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • WHO help sought in reducing road deaths - Arab News
    According to Al-Bushri, statistical information must be comprehensive and account for traffic-related deaths, injuries and disabilities in...
    11/6/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • Following a spike in fatalities, the county begans "All Out" enforcement
    Traffic deaths are spiking in Stark County. There have been 34 so far this year, compared to 26 for all last year. So, local police across the county, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers joined forces for what they call an “All Out for Traffic Safety” enforcement day.
    10/30/2014 - 11:29 pm | View Link
  • The notoriety of Commonwealth Avenue
    Barely a month after it was completed in 2004, the 16-lane, 7-kilometer Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City was promptly labeled “a killer highway.” It grabbed the notoriety from C-5. But not without reason. MB file photoTraffic authorities and media reported at that time that 20 traffic and vehicular accidents had already happened in the super-wide thoroughfare. There were eight deaths.The ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Link
  • Pump the Brakes
    Pump the Brakes
    10/29/2014 - 7:21 pm | View Link
  • Traffic-related bicycling deaths on the rise in many states
    A report by a national highway safety association is shining a spotlight on the increase in bicyclist deaths in traffic. Newspapers and other media outlets are reporting that bicycle traffic deaths have been on the rise since hitting a 10-year-low in 2009, a fact that many bicycle advocates already have been tracking. Reports from California and … Continue reading »
    10/29/2014 - 3:04 pm | View Link
  • Traffic enforcement set for Thursday
    Area law enforcement will participate in “All Out for Traffic Safety” day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. The goal is to increase traffic safety awareness and visibility, as well as reduce traffic-related injury and deaths.
    10/28/2014 - 2:41 pm | View Link
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  • Traffic training park inaugurated in Delhi
    “This is a great initiative by Honda and (we) hope such initiatives will bring down the number of deaths caused by road accident,” Muktesh Chander, special commissioner, Delhi Police Traffic said while inaugurating the park. On the occasion, Vimla ...
    11/23/2014 - 11:48 pm | View Link
  • Traffic deaths on Keys’ Overseas Highway down in 2014
    Slowing down to avoid a speeding ticket is one of the reasons for a decrease in traffic deaths in Monroe County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, there have been 10 traffic fatalities in Monroe County so far this year, compared to 20 in all of 2013.
    11/23/2014 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Traffic-related deaths in Dubai lowest in region
    (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) 48 radars have been installed on Dubai roads this year bringing the total number of radars to 425. Dubai: Death rate as a result of traffic accidents in Dubai is three in every 100000 compared to 15 fatalities for every 100000 ...
    11/23/2014 - 12:33 am | View Link
  • Traffic-related deaths in Dubai lowest in region
    48 radars have been installed on Dubai roads this year, bringing the total number of radars to 425. Dubai: Death rate as a result of traffic accidents in Dubai is three in every 100,000 compared to 15 fatalities for every 100,000 population in many other ...
    11/19/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Campaign aims to reduce traffic deaths in Ky.
    Kentucky State Police officials say the state is at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly 50 years. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police officials say the state is at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly 50 years. Now a KSP campaign is ...
    11/19/2014 - 5:40 am | View Link
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  • Traffic Fatalities | mpdc
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    11/24/2014 - 6:15 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.
    11/23/2014 - 10:09 pm | View Website
  • Number of road traffic deaths
    WHO Regional Offices. WHO African Region; WHO Region of the Americas; WHO South-East Asia Region; WHO European Region; WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region; WHO Western ...
    11/22/2014 - 11:21 pm | View Website
  • Traffic Deaths by State
    View and compare statistics on traffic-related deaths by state. Information includes fatality rate, DUI related traffic deaths, age group, vehicle type, and more.
    11/22/2014 - 10:17 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 ...
    11/22/2014 - 8:22 pm | View Website
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