December 13, 2022
A large study by U.S. highway safety regulators found that more than half the people injured or killed in traffic crashes had one or more drugs, or alcohol, in their bloodstreams.
December 14, 2022
More than 55% of people involved in serious or fatal road accidents tested positive for drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.
February 19, 2022
After dropping legal driving limit to .05, the state’s rate of deadly crashes fell faster than in neighboring states, the study shows
The Wall Street Journal
February 16, 2022
A report found that deadly car crashes in Utah were down 5.1% after the law went into effect, while fatal car crashes fell 2% nationally over the same period
February 13, 2022
Traffic deaths in Utah decreased and more drivers said they arranged for sober rides home after the state lowered its impaired driving legal limit. Utah is the first state to drop the legal blood alcohol concentration level from .08% to .05%.
February 11, 2022
Traffic deaths decreased in Utah after the state enacted the strictest drunken driving laws in the nation five years ago, new research published Friday by a U.S. government agency shows.
Los Angeles Times
December 8, 2021
It was a tally that shocked the experts: 38,680 deaths on U.S. roadways last year, the most since 2007, even though pandemic precautions had dramatically reduced driving.
June 10, 2021
COVID-19 put a spotlight on personal health and safety like perhaps only a pandemic can, but there was one place at least where people didn't get the memo: American roads.
June 3, 2021
U.S. traffic deaths soared after coronavirus lockdowns ended in 2020, hitting the highest yearly total since 2007 as more Americans engaged in unsafe behavior on U.S. roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Thursday.