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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration : Traffic fatalities Up 7%

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its early estimates of traffic fatalities for the first quarter of 2022.
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Upper Saddle River NJ, NHTSA estimates that 9,560 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the first quarter of 2022. This is an increase of about 7% as compared to the 8,935 fatalities projected for the same quarter in 2021. This would be the highest number of first-quarter fatalities since 2002.

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Traffic Fatalities Soar in New Jersey

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey State Police are reporting a raise  in traffic deaths already this year. The state is reporting hundreds of crashes and fatalities from the start of this year to now. Fatalities have increased from 274 in 2020, then 305 in 2021, and this year now at 358.

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NJ State Police Announce Traffic Fatalities are at a Five-Year Low

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West Trenton NJ, The New Jersey State Police announce motor vehicle crash fatalities in 2019 were the lowest since 2014. Preliminary statistics indicate that there were 559 fatalities on New Jersey roadways in 2019, four less than the 563 fatalities reported in 2018.

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