Motor-vehicle deaths increased by 8% in 2015 — the largest jump in 50 years, according to the Itasca, Ill.-based National Safety Council

Analysis from the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) has found that distracted driving, increase in traffic congestion, changing demographics, distracted walking and the decriminalization of marijuana are among the leading casues contributing to the rise in accidents. 

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