U.S. Traffic Deaths Spiked in 2020, Even as People Stayed Off the Road

The covid-19 pandemic had a surprising effect on road fatalities in 2020, new data released this week suggests. Despite people staying at home more and driving less overall, more than 42,000 Americans were estimated to have been killed during a car crash last year—a higher death toll than seen in 2019. It’s likely…Read more…Read More