New York drivers are aware of the dangers of drunk driving. In 2017, just under 11,000 deaths occurred that were the result of drunk driving crashes. This means that almost 30 people died each day as a result of someone getting behind the wheel while being intoxicated.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics show that accidents caused by intoxicated drivers killed 10,874 road users in New York and around the country in 2017. An increase in drunk and distracted driving fatalities is among the reasons for a worrying surge in road deaths over the last few years, which occurred despite the emergence of automobile systems that anticipate and prevent crashes. This technology generally activates when vehicles lose control or are in danger of losing control, but Volvo has announced that their autonomous safety systems will work differently.
Facial recognition is widely used across the world in everything from phones to checking in on airplane flights. While it can be used for safety purposes, such as identifying stalkers at popular music concerts, people are raising concerns about its wide use in stores. Shops in New York may be using facial recognition technology to spot and mark shoplifters without any regulation.
For those who are facing charges, an eye-witness testimony may feel like a sentence. But, these statements aren't always accurate -- even when the witness doesn't realize it.
Drivers in New York may be able to relate to some of the findings of the 2019 Travelers Risk Index. The Travelers Companies surveyed more than 2,000 executives and consumers about distracted driving before bringing its results together.
Across the United States, a little over 48 percent of those over the age of 15 are married. This is according to data from the Census Bureau's 2017 American Community Survey that was reviewed by Wall Street 24/7. It found that 44.6 percent of New York residents were married, which was 49th in the country. However, it found that it had a marriage rate of 7.3 per 1,000 residents, which was the 12th highest in the country.