USA has the longest length of road networks – with an astounding 4.3 million kilometers road length, including 76,334km expressways and 2.28million km unpaved roads. It also has highest number of vehicles on the road at approximately 265million. Yet, it’s fatality record is not the highest in the world, thanks to efficient traffic safety laws.
This infographic presents the graph of car accidents and fatality ratios from 1900 onwards. , More importantly, it showcases how the government and industry implemented traffic safety features from as early as 1919, when the first traffic lights were installed.
Traffic Fatalities Since 1900 in the United States:
Infographic by – Title Pro