Traffic Fatalities on the Rise in 2016

Posted on by Defensive Driving | in Defensive Driving Online, news

full_post_8307

New data from the National Safety Council found that “approximately 19,100 people were killed in crashes on U.S. roads during the first six months of the year, a 9 percent increase over the same period in 2015.”

The reasons for this increase varies from more people on the roads because of cheaper gas prices to the increase of teens texting and using social media while driving.

CEO of the National Safety Council, Deborah Hersman, equated these fatality numbers to two major plane crashes every week. Furthermore, because of these findings, researchers are predicting this Labor Day weekend to be the deadliest on the highway since 2009.  

Read the full article here.

For more news, as well as fun facts, defensive driving Austin, competitions, and other cool stuff, follow DefensiveDriving.com on Facebook and Twitter.

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 95453 ratings and reviews.

Cesar
Easy and simple to use.
Roope
Quick, fast and easy!
Diana United States
The course was very helpful and easy to follow. I highly recommended for anyone
Adrian United States
Easy and fast
Allison United States
Easy, simple course!
Brynwyn
Quick and easy!
Kimberly
Straight to the point, easy to navigate site.
Norma United States
The course will be quick and convenient to take from home.
Christina TX, United States
I would recommend you all to everyone over all the other course sites. There are no hidden fees, easy to navigate and same day certificate and driving record. Fantastic!!! Thank you!!
Barbara
Fast and easy
Travis TX, United States
It was quick and easy
James TX, United States
Very simple and easy to follow.
Thomas
So easy to use!
Alexandra
Easy to sign up!
Raylan
Fast & Easy
Jason
Quick and easy.
Ronda United States
Clearly the system is set up for dismissing a ticket not so much for insurance discount. I had to call customer service and have them walk me through the process.
Alejandro
Quick and easy
Mohammed TX, United States
Learned so much, very easy and simple way to become better driver
Michael
Website is easy to navigate
Ricardo
Everything is smooth and efficient
Shanna
Its easy to use!
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course