Traffic fatalities fall to lowest level since 1949

By Mike M. Ahlers and Jeanne Meserve Washington (CNN) — The number of traffic fatalities continued its welcomed downward trajectory last year, falling 3% to its lowest levels since 1949, and a 25 percent drop from 2005, according to U.S. Department of Transportation estimates released Friday. Preliminary figures show that 32,788 people died in traffic accidents last year, down … Read more