Your State's Road Safety Ranking
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 732 , Segment 4
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- Jan 24, 2018
- 19:58 mins
Guest: Cathy Chase, President, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety American roads had been getting safer over the last decade. Traffic fatalities were steadily declining, thanks to more seat belt use and safety technology like air bags coming standard in cars. But then, in 2015 and 2016, US Department of Transportation data showed traffic fatalities on the rise again. What's behind the increase? What can states do to make their roads more safe?