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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).

New Study Shows Crash Fatalities More Common in Subcompacts and Sports Cars

A recent data analysis by, an automotive research firm and car search engine, showed that occupant fatalities from car crashes occur almost twice as often in subcompact cars and sports cars compared to the average vehicle.

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.

Vehicle Deaths Down 1 Percent in First Half of 2017

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate that motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2017 are down 1 percent compared to the first six months of 2016.

Traffic Fatalities Fall in 2014, But Early Estimates Show Increase in 2015

The 2015 fatality estimate is up 8.1 percent from the same period last year, and the fatality rate rose by 4.4 percent.

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.