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    NSC estimates traffic deaths down 3 percent in 2013

    February 12, 2014

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    The National Safety Council has announced its preliminary estimate that approximately 35,200 motor vehicle fatalities occurred in 2013. This is a 3 percent decrease from 2012. Crash injuries requiring medical attention are estimated to have fallen by 2 percent since 2012 to a total of 3.8 million.