Chart: Comparative Automobile Deaths

While US government regulations dramatically improved automobile safety and reduced US highway deaths per million miles driven, in recent years we have fallen behind other industrial countries.

The US now lags behind many industrialized countries in road safety. Had we kept up with the other countries, 30 fewer people would die in highway accidents every day or 10,000 fewer each year.

Auto Deaths - NYT - 2017-11-20

Source: NYT 2017-11-20