Tag: COVID-19

  • October 13th, 2020

It is Week 31 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. The number of crashes has dropped to around 90% of its pre-COVID-19 levels. The number of fatal crashes decreased over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers […]

  • October 8th, 2020

There is no one factor that can explain the increase in the fatality rate during the COVID period.  All the attributes that cause increased fatalities were over-represented. This study will continue to determine the point, if any, at which the normally expected proportions for these attributes return. Access the special report below for more detailed […]

  • October 1st, 2020

October 1, 2020 CONTACT: Adrian Nicholas, 202-580-7934, anicholas@ghsa.org AFTER-HOURS CONTACT: Pam Shadel Fischer, 908-619-2786, pfischer@ghsa.org Pandemic Prompting Speeding, Lack of Seat Belt Use Statement for attribution to Jonathan Adkins, Executive Director, Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) WASHINGTON, D.C. – The release of new data and special reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one of the […]

  • October 1st, 2020

NHTSA asks EMS agencies across the U.S. to take a few minutes each week to report PPE, personnel status within their agency. EMS and its public safety colleagues continue to serve on the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Resource procurement and distribution of personal protective equipment and staffing shortages continue to challenge […]

  • September 28th, 2020

A new research project – called the NC COVID-19 Mobility and Health Impacts Study – is now underway to examine those questions. Led by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center, this project brings together an impressive team of multidisciplinary research partners from across the UNC System, including UNC-CH’s Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services […]

  • September 17th, 2020

It is Week 27 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. The number of crashes has dropped to around 80% of its pre-COVID-19 levels. The number of fatal crashes decreased over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers […]

  • September 1st, 2020

How many people are staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? How far are people traveling when they don’t stay home? Which states and counties have more people taking trips? Start exploring USDOT’s Daily Travel data to answer those questions. Dive into the site’s interactive map to see what percentage of the population is staying […]

  • August 31st, 2020

It is Week 25 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 90% of their pre-COVID-19 levels. The number of fatal crashes increased over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking […]

  • August 17th, 2020

It is Week 23 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 90% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. The number of fatal crashes remained the same over the two-week period. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating […]

  • August 4th, 2020

It is Week 21 of the coronavirus pandemic, and total crash data is still showing a decline in Alabama. Overall, crashes have declined to around 80% of their pre-COVID-19 levels, INCLUDING speed-involved crashes. Fatal crashes are now increasing. View Graph  This report comes amid reports from other states indicating that their drivers are taking advantage […]