Disturbing Driving Trend Among Males in COVID-19 Era

There are less cars on the road due to the coronavirus pandemic but more people are speeding, according to a recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The data shows men 18 to 34 years old living in rural areas are engaging in dangerous driving behavior at higher rates than prior to the arrival of COVID-19. Also increasing are rates of alcohol use, drug use, cannabis, and opioids among motorists who are involved in deadly collisions.

Seatbelt use is also down. For an in-depth look at the 2020 stats, click here.