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    Study: IIHS finds hundreds of ATV riders die on public roads each year
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    It should come as no great surprise to learn that All-Terrain Vehicles are designed for use off-road. But a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reveals that an alarming number of ATVs are used on roadways, and even more alarming still is the number of fatalities they have ...

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    Study: More drivers than ever are dying on US roads
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    Our sister site, AOL Autos, reports more people are dying in car accidents in the US than ever before. Fatalities jumped by 5.3 percent last year to 34,080 deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The increase is due in part to the fact that Americans are also ...

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    Report: U.S. traffic deaths rise by 9% in first half of 2012
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    Automotive News reports U.S. traffic fatalities have increased by nine percent during the first six months of this year compared to the same period in 2011. A total of 16,290 people have died in road accidents between January and June, and while the figures have yet to be verified, they may ...

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    Study: Car crashes no longer No. 1 cause of injury-related deaths, replaced by suicide
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    Suicide has surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of injury deaths, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study was put together by Ian Rockett, a professor of epidemiology at West Virginia University, and the findings point out that, while deaths ...

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    Report: U.S. traffic deaths fall to lowest level in 62 years
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 32,310 people died last year in traffic accidents, the lowest number since 1949. NHTSA obtained that number though a statistical projection, which shows that traffic fatalities dropped 1.7 percent compared to 2010 numbers. The ...

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    Study: You're more likely to be poisoned to death than die in a car crash
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    Car crashes kill thousands of Americans every year. In fact, in 2010 alone 32,885 vehicle occupants died as a result of an accident. In the past, auto accidents held the top spot in injury deaths here in the U.S., but that statistic has changed. The New York Times reports that a study by the ...

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    Surprise, surprise: U.S. ranks 42nd out of 48 countries in deaths per capita
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    When you hear that the US is 42nd out of 48 countries when it comes to number of deaths per capita, it might sound like a good thing. Until you find out that the rankings go from lowest to highest -- which means, yes, that of the measured countries, there are only six places where driving is more ...

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