California Roads Increasingly Dangerous If it feels to you like the roads in California are getting more dangerous every year, don’t shrug it off. You might be right. According to data compiled by the National Safety Council, deaths caused by motor vehicle crashes nationwide have seen a sharp increase recently, spiking by 14 percent in the past two years. California has not been immune to the national trend. In fact, if the preliminary data hold up, we saw a 19 percent increase in highway fatalities from 2014 to 2016—worse than the country overall.
California Roads Increasingly Dangerous