IIHS looks at the effects of increasing speed limits from 1993 to 2017
Report says there are 1.35 million annual traffic deaths worldwide.
The chance of a fatality rises dramatically.
Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed by motorists in 2017.
Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. are climbing at an alarming rate, jumping 46 percent since reaching a low point in 2009, according to federal data. Now, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety identifies some trends behind the numbers and offers some recommendations.
The spike in car crashes went away when the Pokemon craze faded.
It has ideas on how to reduce speeding.
That's 6,000 pedestrians killed, an additional 620 more than the year before.
This is only the case with younger drivers, although they don't represent the majority of medical marijuana users.
The lives of the many outweigh the cost to your wallet.
At least two prominent billionaires believe the arrival of self-driving cars will eventually spell the end of the auto insurance industry. Speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday morning, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said they believe autonomous vehicles will upend car insurers.
Pedestrian deaths are increasing at the fastest rate recorded since record keeping began more than four decades ago. Researchers project a 10-percent year-over-year increase in pedestrian deaths in 2015.
Traffic fatalities continue to rise at their fastest pace in decades, according to the latest federal data available.
Back in December, the Department of Transportation won a long-sought increase in the maximum fine it could levy against automakers who flouted federal safety standards. Lawmakers tripled the amount from $35 million to $105 million for each violation.
New Year's Day might be a great day to stay home. It's annually one of the deadliest days on American roads.
Forget the new Star Wars movie. The Force awakening today might be law enforcement. Federal officials announced a renewed attempt Thursday to crack down on drunk drivers throughout the holiday season.