August was the Safest Month on Wisconsin Roads

posted Sep 2, 2016, 6:29 AM by Ryan Quinn
With 50 traffic fatalities, August was the safest month on Wisconsin roads in terms of traffic deaths since World War II. 

Traffic fatalities last month also were 14 fewer than August 2015 and 15 fewer than the five-year average for the month August, according to preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). 

As of August 31, a total of 387 people have died in Wisconsin traffic crashes in 2016. 

Traffic deaths through the end of August were 33 more than during the same period in 2015 and 32 more than the five-year average.