U.S. DOT Reports 2017 Roadway Fatalities Down

Fatal motor vehicle crashes were done by almost 2 percent after 2 years of large increases according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2017, 37,133 souls perished in motor vehicle crashes. Our roadways continue to be far too dangerous.  Speeding, distracted driving and driving under the influence continue to be leading causes for fatal accidents.  In addition, drug-impaired driving is a growing cause for traffic fatalities.