Traffic deaths addressed in House transportation subcommittee hearing

Emily Parkin

Dive Brief: Witnesses appearing yesterday before a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on roadway safety spoke to the surge in traffic fatalities, including the rise in deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists. The National League of Cities submitted several recommendations, among them that states adopt the “Safe System” approach, as well […]

NHTSA’s 2021 Estimate of Traffic Deaths Shows 16-Year High

Emily Parkin

In response to this crisis, earlier this year USDOT unveiled the National Roadway Safety Strategy that is now getting resources from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its early estimate of traffic fatalities for 2021. NHTSA projects that an estimated 42,915 people died […]