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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    The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
  • 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
  • Charleston County coroner seeks funds for more staff as unnatural ... - Charleston Post and Courier
    Homicides, suicides and traffic deaths increased last year. Murders rose from 34 killings in 2013 to 47 violent deaths last year.
    01/17/2015 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • Preliminary 2014 Boating & Traffic Fatality stats show decrease - Park Hills Daily Journal
    2013. This is a 40 percent decrease from the 1,257 fatalities recorded in 2005. The number of traffic deaths has dropped each year since 2005...
    01/16/2015 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • Traffic deaths continued decline in 2014 - Princeton Union Eagle
    Last year marked continued progress in improving traffic safety on Minnesota roads as preliminary data reveal traffic deaths falling to a near record ...
    01/15/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • Minnesota traffic deaths continue downward trend in 2014 - The Land
    New: MN Traffic deaths fall to near record low in 2014 - Northland's NewsCenter
    01/15/2015 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Highway deaths in Minnesota continue downward trend - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Minnesota roads were less deadly in 2014 - KIMT.COM
    01/14/2015 - 11:31 am | View Link
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  • 9 flu-related deaths reported in North Carolina last week
    Nine people died from flu-related illness in North Carolina last week, the smallest number for a reporting period in more than a month. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports all nine victims were 65 years of age and older. There have ...
    01/29/2015 - 10:24 pm | View Link
  • Media ask judge to unseal warrants in family's deaths
    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- Media outlets including The Associated Press are asking a California judge to unseal search warrants in the investigation into the death of a family of four whose bodies were found in desert graves. The hearing Friday in San ...
    01/29/2015 - 8:06 pm | View Link
  • Study: 9 car models had zero traffic deaths
    WASHINGTON — As traffic deaths continue to decline, nine vehicles were found to have had no fatalities for model years 2009 through 2012, while three were found to have been involved in more than 100 deaths per 1 million registered vehicles, according to ...
    01/29/2015 - 3:11 am | View Link
  • Another banner year for traffic deaths
    The number of people losing their lives in traffic accidents continues to remain low, according to the latest report from the road authorities Vejdirektoratet. The report showed that 183 people were killed in traffic accidents in 2014, the second lowest ...
    01/28/2015 - 9:52 pm | View Link
  • 11 more flu deaths reported
    SAN DIEGO — The death toll in San Diego County from influenza-related causes this flu season is up to 19, with 11 people dying from the illness last week, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday. The number of fatalities puts the ...
    01/28/2015 - 10:58 am | View Link
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  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    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.
    01/29/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Website
  • Better Auto-Safety Gear Reduces U.S. Traffic Deaths
    Deaths in car crashes have fallen by about a quarter in the last decade, new federal data released on Friday show, as safety features in newer models have powered a ...
    01/29/2015 - 12:14 pm | View Website
  • Road traffic deaths
    Road traffic death rate by WHO region and income level In 2010, middle-income countries had the highest road traffic death rates, at 20.1 per 100 000
    01/29/2015 - 10:26 am | View Website
  • 'Target Zero' campaign designed to eliminate traffic ...
    With New Year's Eve just a day away, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying is stepping up a program designed to try to eliminate traffic fatalities.
    01/29/2015 - 3:45 am | 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 ...
    01/27/2015 - 8:09 pm | View Website
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