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Early Estimates of 2019 Motor Vehicle Traffic Data Show Reduced Fatalities for Third Consecutive Year

Posted by [email protected] on May. 7, 2020  /  Arizona Section Notifications  /   0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today released preliminary estimates for the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) 2019 data on highway crashes showing a continued decline in traffic fatalities.  The nation saw a decline in traffic deaths during 2018 and 2017, and these newest estimates suggest a continuing decline in traffic-related deaths.

Fatalities decreased in most major traffic safety categories: 

  • Drivers (down 3%)
  • Passengers (down 4%)
  • Motorcyclists (down 1%)
  • Pedestrians (down 2%)
  • Pedalcyclists (down 3%)

 

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