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Motor Vehicle Deaths Estimated to have Dropped 2% in 2019

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. experienced a small decline in roadway deaths, according to preliminary estimates recently released from the National Safety Council (NSC).

AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and National Safety Council Unite to Adopt Common Naming for ADAS

AAA, Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and the National Safety Council have come together to adopt standardized naming for advanced driver-assistance technology (ADAS) in an effort to reduce confusion.

Vehicle Deaths Estimated at 40,000 for Third Straight Year

The National Safety Council (NSC) announced that, for the first time since the Great Recession, the U.S. has experienced three straight years of at least 40,000 roadway deaths.

National Safety Council Reports Slight Dip in Motor Vehicle Deaths for First Six Months of 2018

The National Safety Council (NSC) has reported a less than 0.5-percent decrease in motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2018 compared to the corresponding period in 2017.

Road to Zero Coalition Unveils Vision for Eliminating Roadway Deaths by 2050

“It is the first time in the nation’s history that so many organizations have collaborated to put forth a comprehensive plan to address motor vehicle fatalities, which have recently increased after years of decline,” the National Safety Council said.

Nearly 600 People Could Die in Car Crashes During July 4 Weekend, National Safety Council Says

Based on calculations by the National Safety Council, 582 people could be killed on the roads during the upcoming July Fourth holiday weekend, and nearly 67,000 could be seriously injured.

Mobile Game Teaches Users About Car Safety Technology

The game, Dashboard Blitz, helps educate players about the beeps, flashing icons and technologies that are common in many of today’s cars.

Driver Education Can Ease Winter Driving

National Safety Council’s “MyCarDoesWhat” campaign can provide valuable information for collision repair facilities to use in their customer education efforts.

U.S. on Pace for Deadliest Driving Year Since 2007, Says National Safety Council

Non-profit organization states one reason for increase in traffic deaths is an improving economy with lower gas prices and unemployment rates, which has led to an increase in vehicle miles traveled.

NSC Estimates Cellphones Involved in 27 Percent of All Crashes

The estimate includes crashes involving drivers who are texting or talking on handheld or hands-free cellphones.