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INFOGRAPHIC: Fatal Crash Statistics for 2017 Released

Posted by John Germanotta on Nov 27, 2018 2:07:44 PM

In October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its research notes on fatal automobile crashes in 2017. The total number of people killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States last year was 37,133. That’s a 1.8% decrease from 2016. Still, an average of four people are killed every hour on U.S. roads. Clearly, there is more progress to be made when it comes to keeping our highways and byways safe.

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Topics: Vision Zero

How to Commit Your City to Vision Zero

Posted by Jeremy Mack on Sep 1, 2017 10:23:19 AM

Take a moment and imagine living in a city with fewer traffic fatalities. A city where children walk safely across streets, hardworking mothers and fathers make their daily commute without incident and piling in the car for a Sunday afternoon drive would have no consequence.

Unfortunately, this imaginary city doesn't exist.  The reality is an average of 30,000 people are killed in traffic accidents each year in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control. 

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Topics: Vision Zero

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