U.S. Highway Deaths Fell in 2003 The number of people who died on U.S. roads and highways fell in 2003 for the first time in six years, according to NHTSA data. But rollover deaths involving SUVs rose. NPR's John Ydstie reports.
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U.S. Highway Deaths Fell in 2003

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U.S. Highway Deaths Fell in 2003

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U.S. Highway Deaths Fell in 2003

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The number of people who died on U.S. roads and highways fell in 2003 for the first time in six years, according to NHTSA data. But rollover deaths involving SUVs rose. NPR's John Ydstie reports.

Correction Jan. 11, 2019

A Web intro to this story incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.