Delaware has reported a near-record low in traffic accident deaths for 2010. Preliminary numbers released today show 101 people were killed on the roads last year, down 10 percent from last year, and the lowest since 1968’s 98 deaths.
The Associated Press reports the decline is believed to be related to an increase in seatbelt wearing. The Office of Highway Safety also credits state, county and local enforcement agencies for stepping up efforts, along with health care and corporate partnerships for safety awareness.
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