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Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Photo credit: SCNG

The dangers of distraction

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch April 18, 2022

In 2021, speeding resulted in 7,951 crashes in Utah, adding to the already increasing rate of car crashes. Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents.Utah Highway Patrol...

Cars turn left on a green arrow at a traffic light located on Harrison Boulevard, while other drivers wait for the light to turn green. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Traffic fatalities spike nationwide

Claire Young November 22, 2021

Traffic fatalities have spiked nationwide in the last two years due to lasting effects of the pandemic.At the beginning of 2020, traffic incidents and speed-related deaths in the U.S. increased by 11%,...

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