August The Safest On The Road Since '09/WWII

posted Sep 11, 2017, 6:08 AM by Ryan Quinn
According to preliminary data from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the 52 traffic-related deaths recorded last month make it tied with 2009 as the safest August along Wisconsin roadways since World War II. 

A total of 57 traffic deaths occurred in Wisconsin in August of last year and the five-year average for the month is 62. 

Through the first eight months of this year, a total of 396 people have died in Wisconsin traffic crashes including 58 motorcyclists, 42 pedestrians and three bicyclists.