Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Vision Zero Aids in Decline in Traffic Fatalities?

New York City has cut traffic deaths over the past three years. Since the beginning of the Mayor’s Vision Zero program,  there has been a 23% decline in traffic fatalities. There has been a 14% increase in traffic deaths  across the rest  of the United States. Additionally, since the inception of Vision Zero, New York City doled out 42,385 tickets for drivers failing to yield to pedestrians, which is nearly four times the annual average before Vision Zero began.

 

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Rise In Traffic Related Deaths

There has been a sudden, and sharp rise in the amount of traffic related deaths in the United States. According to the National Highway Safety Council, 40,200 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2016. This number of traffic deaths in 2016 is significant because it is 6% higher than the year before. Also, this is the first time since 2007 that more than 40,000 traffic related deaths have occurred in a single year.

If you receive a summons for a failure to signal or any other moving violation, an experienced traffic ticket attorney can help! contact us at 212-227-9008 or email us at michaelblock.law@gmail.com.
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