Deadly Crashes in The US Surged During The Pandemic. This Could Be The Explanation

“During the early months of the national public health emergency, driving patterns and behaviors changed significantly,” the NHTSA¬†explained in an update on COVID-19 traffic safety conditions in January.

“Of the drivers who remained on the roads, some engaged in riskier behavior, including speeding, failing to wear seat belts, and driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.”