Americans Are Now More Likely to Die of Opioid Overdoses Than Car Crashes
Overdoses on opioid drugs—including heroin, prescription painkillers, and certain street drugs—were the top cause of unintentional, preventable deaths in the United States in 2017.
Auto Deaths a Side Effect of Higher Fuel Efficiency Standards
Research confirms that increasing fuel economy standards does cost lives on the road. But economist Mark Jacobsen explains how that doesn’t have to be the case.