Fatal car crashes numbers are down in 20 states across the country. Here in Michigan, we have seen a 67% decline in fatal car crashes. California has seen the biggest drop with 84% fewer traffic fatalities. Law officials say it’s a two part answer for the drop… less traffic equals less accidents AND with less traffic, response teams are able to get to the scene faster and have a better shot at saving lives. Illinois dropped by 57%.
States actually seeming an INCREASE in fatal car crashes include Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Minnesota.
People driving in excess of 100 miles per hour have risen by 30%.
All stats are according to CBS News.