Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots

March 20, 2015 4:00 PM

1 0

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's that time of year when college students flock to warm, sunny spots to celebrate spring break, but a new study shows the roads become a lot less safe once they arrive.

The overall death toll from car crashes in these popular destinations was 9 percent higher during spring break than at other times of the year. That translates into a total of 16 more traffic deaths per year in the 14 areas studied. Those areas included destinations in Arizona, California, Florida, ...

Also read: Ohio State slips in poll; Penn State at No. 24; Houston out

Read more

To category page