Death Toll On U.S. Highways At Near-Record Level
"More attention should be placed on traffic issues," according to safety groups. "A single airplane crash could lead to public outcries while more than 40,000 deaths on the roads fail to generate much response."
"Countermeasures we are pursuing may be good, but theyâ€™re not enough,â€ said Jacqueline Gillan, vice president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.