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Ending Traffic Deaths: ‘So Let’s Do This’

The nationwide public-information campaign is expected to draw in franchised auto dealers and state, national and local dealer associations with “a strong voice in a growing nationwide coalition” dedicated to reducing accidents.

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Pedestrian Fatalities Surge 11% in 2016

GHSA’s annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. This report offers a first look at state-by-state trends in pedestrian traffic fatalities for 2016, using preliminary data provided by all 50 State Highway Safety Offices and the District of Columbia.

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More teens are dying behind the wheel — how NJ’s bucking the trend

A new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association finds fatal crashes involving teen drivers spiked up about 10 percent across the nation last year — but in New Jersey they decreased.

The report, Mission Not Accomplished: Teen Safe Driving, the Next Chapter, recommends other states follow the graduated driver license model developed in New Jersey.

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