No clear link between traffic fatalities and legalizing marijuana in other states

[ad_1] CLEVELAND, Ohio — Legalizing marijuana has had little to no effect on the number of traffic fatalities compared to the national average. As Ohioans prepare to vote on a November ballot measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana, the topic of traffic safety and marijuana use is one thing Ohio voters may be considering … Read more

NHTSA Estimates Traffic Fatalities Continued to Decline in the First Half of 2023 | NHTSA

[ad_1] The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today released its early estimates of traffic fatalities for the first half of 2023, estimating that traffic fatalities declined for the fifth straight quarter. An estimated 19,515 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes, representing a decrease of about 3.3% as compared to 20,190 fatalities in the first … Read more

Police: Putrajaya crash fatalities identified as Pos Malaysia and Ampang Court staff | Malay Mail

[ad_1] PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 — Police have identified the two motorcyclists who died in the crash involving a trailer colliding into several vehicles, including a traffic police motorcycle, at KM5.7 of Jalan Persiaran Utara heading towards Puchong here today. Putrajaya police chief ACP A. Asmadi Abdul Aziz said the victims were Faris Haziq Abu Bakar, … Read more

ALEA reports 8 traffic fatalities over holiday period – Atmore News

[ad_1] Special to Atmore News During the four-day Labor Day Weekend just completed, troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated eight traffic-related fatalities, compared to 10 in 2022, and experienced zero marine-related fatalities on Alabama’s waterways.The Labor Day weekend travel period began at 12:01 a.m. Friday, September 1, and ended … Read more

Speed-related traffic fatalities increased in San Antonio in 2022

[ad_1] Data recently released by the Texas Department of Transportation shows speed-related fatalities on San Antonio-area roads increased in 2022 — even though fewer people were involved in speed-related crashes last year. Traffic fatalities related to speed increased by 5.5% last year, according to TxDOT data from 2022. At the same time, speed-related crashes decreased … Read more

Prineville nonprofit CLEAR Alliance receives $25,000 grant to help reduce traffic fatalities nationwide – KTVZ

[ad_1] PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) — Children Learning through Education And Research (CLEAR) Alliance, a statewide educational nonprofit based in Prineville, received a $25,000 grant from State Farm in support of their Impaired Driving Education Course (IDEC.) Prineville State Farm agent Mike Hornback and his team delivered the check to the CLEAR Alliance staff. CLEAR Alliance … Read more