• August 15th, 2022

Prior to 2015, there were more traffic fatalities in rural areas than in urban areas in the U.S.; however, between 2010 and 2019, fatalities in urban areas increased by 34%, while those in rural areas decreased by 10%. Consequently, in 2019, there were 19,595 traffic fatalities in urban areas compared to 16,340 fatalities in rural areas. As populations and vehicle miles traveled in urban areas continue to grow, so do urban crash projections.

Read the full study here.

Image taken from article.