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More than 112,500 people were killed in speeding-related crashes from 2005 to 2014 . Image: NTSB

NTSB: Speed Kills, and We’re Not Doing Enough to Stop It

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More than 112,500 people lost their lives in speed-related crashes from 2005 to 2014, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic deaths in America over that period. In a draft report released earlier this week, the National Transportation Safety Board says excessive speed is a deadly problem in our nation's transportation system -- one that federal and state officials aren't doing enough to address.

Today’s Headlines

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Las Vegas RTC Hosts Meetings to Come Up With Shiny New Transit Plan (Sun) After Deaths, Fayetteville, NC, Officials Blame “People Darting Across the Middle of the Road” (WNCN) MARTA Back In Court Defending Unreliable Paratransit Service (AJC) Brightline, Florida’s Private Sector Passenger Rail, Will Focus on Commuter Service First (Palm Beach Post) Cities Reach […]

Today’s Headlines

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