Texas Leads The Nation In Traffic Deaths. These Proposed Laws Could Make Roads Safer.

More than half of U.S. states have established a “zero traffic death” goal. Texas is so far not among them.

By Matt LargeyApril 25, 2019 10:00 am, , , ,

From KUT:

At least one person has died on Texas roads every day since Nov. 7, 2000. Despite efforts to “End the Streak,” as the Texas Department of Transportation puts it, the state still leads the nation in traffic deaths.

Fatalities did fall about 2% between 2016 and 2017, but more than 3,700 people died in 2017.

A slate of bills aimed at making a dent in traffic deaths has gotten mixed results at the Texas Legislature this year.

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