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U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest increase in 50 years

U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 09, 2016

About 38,300 people died in U.S. motor vehicle accidents in 2015. That's an 8 percent increase over 2014 and marks ...

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to 13-year high

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 26, 2015

Lower gas prices have meant more people out on the highways. Unfortunately, that's also meant more deaths on the roads. A ...

US traffic fatalities up 14% in first 6 months of 2015

US traffic fatalities up 14% in first 6 months of 2015

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

New data from the National Safety Council reveals that the number of motor vehicles deaths in America are up 14 percent ...

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 17, 2014

Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done by ...

Who Cares About Safety?

Who Cares About Safety?

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 12, 2013

If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey ...

Roads can be dangerous places for returning soldiers

Roads can be dangerous places for returning soldiers

Posted by John Latta on May 06, 2013

Wars can deliver so many disturbing stories to those of us at home. This one from the Washington Post is ...

Stay focused, stay safe

Stay focused, stay safe

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 07, 2012

As someone who writes a monthly safety article, I read about a lot of accidents while researching background information. While ...

RoadWorks:  Privatization Report:  Some Ups, Some Downs

RoadWorks: Privatization Report: Some Ups, Some Downs

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Governments at all levels are turning to private options to help them get through, and break out of, the current ...

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