Bars are closed and people are driving less, but Oahu’s roads aren’t any safer

By Allyson Blair| October 22, 2020 at 3:49 PM HST – Updated October 22 at 5:34 PM 

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Bars are closed on Oahu and there’s far less traffic on the roads. But that doesn’t seem to have made the roads any safer.

In fact, the number of people killed on Oahu roads this year is up slightly compared to 2019.

According to Honolulu police, 42 lives were lost in crashes from Jan. 1 and Oct. 20. That’s up by one compared to the same time in 2019. Read more here