traffic deaths http://nhpr.org en 2012: State Traffic Death Ups, Heavy Toll On Baby Boomer Motorcyclists http://nhpr.org/post/2012-state-traffic-death-ups-heavy-toll-baby-boomer-motorcyclists <p>Traffic deaths increased in 2012 in New Hampshire with alcohol and failing to wear seat belts or helmets again&nbsp;being major factors, according to a new<a href="http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/STSI/33_NH/2012/33_NH_2012.htm"> report</a>&nbsp;from the <a href="http://www.nhtsa.gov">National Highway Traffic Safety Administration</a>.</p><p>In the study federal officials estimated Americans drove roughly the same number of miles in 2012 as in 2011.</p><p>Overall there were 108 traffic fatalities in the state in 2012, an increase of 20 percent over the previous year.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 38655 at http://nhpr.org