|New CDC Widget to Help States Select Strategies to Reduce Injuries from Motor Vehicle Crashes
Every day, more than 100 people die in motor vehicle crashes and thousands more are injured. The economic impact is notable: in 2015, the cost of medical care and productivity losses associated with occupant injuries and deaths from motor vehicle traffic crashes exceeded $63 billion.
More can be done to prevent crashes and reduce injuries. State-level changes are especially effective. CDC is releasing a widget in support of the Motor Vehicle Prioritizing Interventions and Cost Calculator for States (MV PICCS 3.0), a free interactive calculator that helps states and state decision makers prioritize and select from 14 effective motor vehicle injury prevention strategies.
The MV PICCS widget provides each state with:
Additional Motor Vehicle State Resources