North Carolina police are cracking down on speeding this week in an effort to prevent accidents during what is statistically the deadliest month for motorists in the state.
2021 was the deadliest year on North Carolina's highways in more than two decades. Officials believe pandemic anxiety was a contributing factor.
In 2015 and 2016, the number of pedestrians killed in the U.S. increased significantly. In 2017, the number held steady at nearly 6,000 estimated fatalities, according to a new report.
Last year, Americans logged more than 3.1 trillion miles and 35,092 people died on the nation's roadways. Now, there's a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities within 30 years.
Federal transportation officials have issued a "call to action" to researchers, experts and the public to analyze fatality data and suggest solutions.
A new study of data from 100 U.S. cities finds access to apps for ride-sharing services has not led to a decrease in alcohol-related traffic fatalities.
Cheaper gas and a stronger economy were likely key factors in the rise, the National Safety Council says.
Graduated driver's licenses that impose restrictions like no driving at night have reduced crashes and deaths. But it looks like putting a learner sticker on teens' license plates doesn't help.
Juan Francisco Guillermo, 47, had been hoping to set a Guinness record by cycling more than 155,000 miles on five continents over five years.