NHTSA Reports that Traffic Fatalities Fell to Record Lows in 2010

April 25, 2011 in Articles | MARTIN WREN, P.C. | LEAVE A COMMENT

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Despite an extensive increase in the number of miles logged by drivers on America’s roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that American traffic fatalities in 2010 dropped to the lowest level since 1949.  The NHTSA attributes this drop, which is part of an ongoing trend over the past several years, to increased promotion of traffic safety laws, high visibility enforcement of those laws, improved public awareness of traffic safety, and rigorous vehicle safety programs.  In Virginia, which is part of the states comprising the Mid-Atlantic region, traffic fatalities in 2010 decreased 4.7% from 2009.  Hopefully this promising trend will continue as technology, awareness, and enforcement of traffic laws continues to occur.

Robert E. Byrne, Jr., the author of this post, is a trial lawyer who serves as President and managing attorney of MartinWren, P.C.  Named the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyer of the Year for 2010, Bob has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in Business Litigation and as a member of MartinWren’s Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers group and Charlottesville Personal Injury Lawyers group, an honor reserved for just 2.5% of the eligible attorneys in Virginia.  To see Bob’s AVVO rating and profile, please click here.  To contact Bob about his services as a Charlottesville automobile accident lawyer, please call (434) 817-3100 or send an email to [email protected].

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