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When it's unsafe to cross the street: 3 reasons for rise in pedestrian deaths

Crossing the street should not be a deadly affair. Unfortunately, the latest data from the Governor's Highway Safety Association shows that the simple act of getting across a street is more deadly now than it has been in years. Almost 6,000 pedestrians were fatally injured by car crashes in 2016. This is the highest number of pedestrian deaths reported in over twenty years and represents an 11 percent increase over the data from 2015.

Teens die while using Facebook Live behind the wheel

Everyone on the road knows that distracted driving can lead to deadly results, but that doesn't stop people for using their phones, eating, operating a GPS, touching up makeup and many other potentially dangerous activities. It may seem like even though people are aware of the consequences, it doesn't stop them from distracted driving, especially when it comes to their phones. Social media usage had become a deadly distraction for people behind the wheel.

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