Road accidents caused 20,175 deaths in the US in the first half of 2022

Road Accidents

The number of road accident deaths in the US increased 0.5 percent to 20,175 in the first half of 2022, the highest since 2006. This has been said in a US official estimate.

Xinhua news agency quoted the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as saying that the incidence of speeding and traveling without wearing a seatbelt was higher than before the Covid-19 epidemic.

US media reports said traffic increased significantly after the pandemic lockdown ended.

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