GHSA Reports More Than 6,500 Pedestrians Killed on U.S. Roads Last Year

GHSA Reports More Than 6,500 Pedestrians Killed on U.S. Roads Last Year

Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)recently released their annual spotlight report, “Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: 2019 Preliminary Data.” In the report, the GHSA predicts that 6,590 pedestrian fatalities occurred in 2019, which accounts for 17% of motor-vehicle-related fatalities—an increase of 3.4% from the previous year. This data reflects the continued rise in traffic-related pedestrian fatalities …

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Nevada is a popular attraction for motorcycle riders, both for recreation and commuting. As the weather starts to get warmer, it is important to remember to share the road with motorcyclists. To help everyone remember, the month of May has been named Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Nevada. With hundreds of fatalities in Nevada and …

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National Distracted Driving Enforcement Mobilization

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In support of this traffic safety initiative, the Nevada Highway Patrol reminds drivers that taking your eyes off the road for even one second can change your life or someone else’s life forever.  Distracted driving includes anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving. This may be talking or texting, …

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GHSA Calls for New Approach to High-Risk Impaired Drivers

In December, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), in partnership with Responsibility.org, published a report, “High-Risk Impaired Drivers: Combating a Critical Threat.” The purpose of this report is to help state highway safety offices address this ongoing issue.  A high-risk impaired driver (HRID) is defined as a motorist who is likely driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.15 g/dL …

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