Listen: U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018
"America's death toll on the roads is falling, although pedestrian and bicyclist deaths are rising. Here's correspondent Jan Johnson. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it doesn't know exactly why more pedestrians and bicyclists are dying and traffic mishaps. But it says the numbers are expected to keep going up. Even as the overall death toll falls. The pedestrian death rate is expected to climb by four percent. This year ten percent for bicyclists the traffic safety agency says distracted driving may play a part, but it's hard to get exact numbers on that because drivers don't want. To admit their attention was not on the"