Traffic deaths were up 14 percent nationally in the first six months of this year and injuries were up by a third, according to data gathered by the National Safety Council.
Maryland officials say traffic deaths have hit a 66-year low in the state.
Traffic fatalities in Maryland have dropped to a 52-year low.
A new study has found that drunk driving deaths are under-reported in U.S. traffic deaths.
Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.
A new study says self-driving cars and trucks hold the potential to transform driving by eliminating the majority of traffic deaths, significantly reducing congestion and providing tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits.