The US may have its deadliest traffic year since 2007, according to the National Safety Council, with nearly 19,000 people killed as a result of motor vehicle accidents between January and June.
This is a 14 percent increase over the same period last year. The number of injuries and the costs associated with traffic accidents also rose significantly, according to estimates from NSC.
The recent increase in deaths and injuries “pretty alarming” and says it points to a trend as opposed to a “spike or bump” in deaths. Considering the summer months as well as September—not included in the data published
An entirely unscientific observation from CITY IMAGES shows way too may road hogs speeding on the way to their tombstone, and even a larger amount of idiots using their smartphones to text and drive.
We have even observed morons speeding inside mile and hour zones.