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Are Cell Phones the Main Cause of a Recent Increase in Traffic Fatalities?

By Dom Nozzi

April 1, 2017

It is surprisingly difficult to isolate causes of crash/fatality trends in driving. One source has made the persuasive case a while back that the only good correlation we can find is based on the health of the national economy, of all things. 338 more words

Transportation

Minnesota Highway Deaths Up Over 100 In 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says more than 100 people have died on state roadways this year.

The department’s Office of Traffic Safety says the grim milestone was reached this past weekend, but occurred later than last year when the mark was reached on April 27. 78 more words

News

Edmonton traffic safety improving, but a long road ahead: city

The goal of zero traffic deaths and injuries is ambitious, but on Friday the City of Edmonton said it is making inroads.

Vision Zero is… 458 more words

News

Zendrive studied actual device use among 3.1 million drivers over 5.6 billion miles of driving and found that in 88 percent of trips, drivers made at least some use of their phones.

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Half of traffic deaths in children and young people related to alcohol.

Half of traffic deaths in people younger than 21 years old are related to alcohol and could be prevented by stronger laws, according to research published online Feb. 103 more words

DailyRx

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you cannot leap like the deer

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