Nearly 32,000 people died in U.S. car crashes in the first nine months of 2021, the highest since the same period in 2006

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The number of people killed in traffic accidents across the United States is climbing faster than a record, the New York Times reported On February 15.Nearly 32,000 people died in car crashes in the first nine months of 2021, according to new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, surpassing the highest number of fatalities in the first nine months of the year since 2006.Reckless driving is part of the problem, the report said.Some transportation experts say empty roads during the pandemic have led drivers to drive much faster than usual, while some police have relaxed their enforcement efforts.In addition, street racing, drunk driving and other dangerous behaviors have also led to the increase in the accident rate and traffic accident death rate.According to statistics, 211 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in New Jersey in 2021, surpassing the highest number recorded since 1989, while The number in Texas reached an all-time high.About three-quarters of all new cars in the U.S. are pickup trucks, vans or SUVs, which are getting bigger and have more blind spots, leading some drivers to ignore the risks to pedestrians while driving.Overseas network copyright works, unauthorized reprint is strictly prohibited.