September 29, 2022

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U.S. traffic deaths soar in first half of 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. traffic deaths soared by 18.four% in the initial 6 months of 2021 to the maximum amount in the period because 2006, the Transportation Division explained Thursday.

Site visitors deaths have risen considerably following coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020 as a lot more drivers engaged in unsafe habits like rushing, regulators say. NHTSA on Thursday approximated 20,one hundred sixty individuals died in car crashes in the initial 6 months of 2021 in the United States, up 3,a hundred and forty more than the exact period in 2020.