Auto Accident Death Statistics NO Comfort

In Connecticut and throughout the Northeast Automobile accident statistics confirm that fewer people lost their lives last from automobile roadway and highway accidents. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Secretary Ray LaHood, “the number and rate of traffic fatalities in 2010 fell to the lowest levels since 1949, despite a significant increase in the number of miles Americans drove during the year.” Secreatry Hood also stated that “Still, too many of our friends and neighbors are killed in preventable roadway tragedies every day. We will continue doing everything possible to make cars safer, increase seat belt use, put a stop to drunk driving and distracted driving and encourage drivers to put safety first.”