NHTSA Early Estimates show an 18.4% increase in Traffic fatalities for the first half of 2021. With an estimated 20,160 people killed, this is the largest increase in the first half of a year since 2006. See the link to the report.
MADD Survey Reveals Need for Education on Dangers of Prescription Drug Consumption and Driving– About one in five adults have, or know someone who has, driven while impaired by prescription opioids, depressants or stimulants – or those mixed with other substances like alcohol or marijuana. https://www.madd.org/press-release/madd-survey-reveals-need-to-educate-about-dangers-of-prescription-drug-consumption-and-driving