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US traffic deaths rise to highest level since 2007

Even though Americans drove less in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, close to 39,000 lives were lost on U.S. roadways in 2020—the highest death toll since 2007, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic's effects on traffic crashes linger

Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University of Alabama.

Health

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But those who did venture out found open lanes that only invited reckless driving, leading to a sharp increase in traffic-crash ...

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