KTVZ: Traffic safety crisis marked by spike in hit-and-run deaths
KTVZ.com reports on America's growing "traffic safety crisis." From the article:
"Hit-and-run deaths have grown steadily in the last 15 years as a share of traffic deaths. Victims of hit-and-runs are also increasingly pedestrians and cyclists. In 2020, 69.6% of hit-and-run deaths were either pedestrians or cyclists, compared with 61.1% in 2006. Roughly one in four pedestrian deaths in 2020 was a hit-and-run."
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new data on 2020 trends in Motor Vehicle Collisions earlier in March.
Read the full article here.
Read the NHTSA report here.