Traffic Fatalities Decline in First Six Months of Year

Traffic fatalities are 1 percent lower in the first six months of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016, according to preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council (NSC).  The organization says the decline comes after the steepest estimated two-year increase in traffic deaths since 1964.  Despite the decline, traffic fatalities in the first six months in 2017 are still 8 percent higher than the same period in 2015

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