Nearly 43,000 people died on US roads last year, agency says

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The the the the number number number number of of of of people people people people killed killed killed killed on on on on the the the the nation's nation's nation's nation's roads roads roads roads had had had had a a a a sixteen sixteen sixteen sixteen year year year year high high high high last last last last year year year year I'm I'm I'm I'm Ben Ben Ben Ben Thomas Thomas Thomas Thomas with with with with the the the the latest latest latest latest numbers numbers numbers numbers the the the the national national national national highway highway highway highway traffic traffic traffic traffic safety safety safety safety administration administration administration administration says says says says nearly nearly nearly nearly forty forty forty forty three three three three thousand thousand thousand thousand people people people people were were were were killed killed killed killed in in in in traffic traffic traffic traffic accidents accidents accidents accidents in in in in twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty one one one one as as as as Americans Americans Americans Americans returned returned returned returned to to to to the the the the highways highways highways highways after after after after the the the the pandemic pandemic pandemic pandemic kept kept kept kept many many many many at at at at home home home home it's it's it's it's a a a a ten ten ten ten point point point point five five five five percent percent percent percent increase increase increase increase over over over over twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty the the the the biggest biggest biggest biggest jump jump jump jump since since since since nineteen nineteen nineteen nineteen seventy seventy seventy seventy five five five five when when when when NHTSA NHTSA NHTSA NHTSA began began began began collecting collecting collecting collecting data data data data of of of of course course course course the the the the number number number number of of of of miles miles miles miles driven driven driven driven jumped jumped jumped jumped even even even even more more more more about about about about three three three three hundred hundred hundred hundred and and and and twenty twenty twenty twenty five five five five billion billion billion billion more more more more miles miles miles miles were were were were logged logged logged logged last last last last year year year year than than than than twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty twenty that that that that that that that that another another another another way way way way an an an an average average average average of of of of nearly nearly nearly nearly one one one one hundred hundred hundred hundred and and and and eighteen eighteen eighteen eighteen people people people people were were were were killed killed killed killed in in in in traffic traffic traffic traffic crashes crashes crashes crashes per per per per day day day day last last last last year year year year the the the the governors governors governors governors highway highway highway highway safety safety safety safety association association association association blames blames blames blames the the the the increase increase increase increase on on on on dangerous dangerous dangerous dangerous behaviors behaviors behaviors behaviors such such such such as as as as speeding speeding speeding speeding driving driving driving driving while while while while impaired impaired impaired impaired and and and and distracted distracted distracted distracted driving driving driving driving as as as as well well well well as as as as roads roads roads roads designed designed designed designed for for for for speed speed speed speed instead instead instead instead of of of of safety safety safety safety I'm I'm I'm I'm Ben Ben Ben Ben Thomas Thomas Thomas Thomas

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