In the first nine months of 2022, fatalities decreased in 24 states; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico. Roadway deaths increased in 25 states and remained unchanged year-on-year in one, according to the NHTSA. (Credit: Motortion Films/Shutterstock) In the first nine months of 2022, fatalities decreased in 24 states; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico. Roadway deaths increased in 25 states and remained unchanged year-on-year in one, according to the NHTSA. (Credit: Motortion Films/Shutterstock)

Through the first nine months of 2022, traffic fatalities declined around 0.2% compared with the same period the year prior, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which reported 31,785 people died in traffic crashes.

During the period reviewed, fatalities decreased in 24 states; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico. Roadway deaths increased in 25 states and remained unchanged year-on-year in one, according to the NHTSA.

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Steve Hallo

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