Motor-Vehicle Deaths In The U.S. – Trends And Factors

Motor-vehicle deaths and the national trends is discussed in the February 16, 2018 Wall Street Journal article titled “U.S. Road-Death Rates Remain Near 10-Year High.”   The article discusses trends in fatal vehicle accidents, as well as technologies that are utilized to improve driving safety. Notable excerpts include: U.S. motor-vehicle deaths remained near decade-high levels in …

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day Traffic Safety Enforcement Campaign Results

Results from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day traffic safety enforcement campaign have been released. The results are summarized in the June 5, 2017 Grayslake Patch article titled “Lake Co. Sheriff’s Office Issues 222 Citations During Memorial Day Traffic Campaign.” An excerpt from that article: The Lake County Sheriff’s Office issued 222 total citations during …

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Road Hazards As An Accident Cause

Road hazards are a subject that has been discussed often on this site, as such road hazards are potentially dangerous for motorists.  One reason for this danger is that road hazards are often unexpected, and there can be little if no advanced warning as to their presence.  Road hazards can take many forms, including foreign …

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Up In First Half Of 2015

On November 24, 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a news release titled “Traffic fatalities fall in 2014, but early estimates show 2015 trending higher.”  The release discusses both 2014 traffic death statistics as well as discusses trends for the first half of 2015. A couple of excerpts: The nation saw a …

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