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Speeding, reckless driving, collisions, and pedestrian fatalities are so out of control that it becomes a public concern.
America's first remedies included working together to try and improve driver behavior and the National Safety Council works to collect traffic statistics to help people understand the problem better so they can help.
Massachusetts passed the first law making it mandatory to have liability car insurance.
Auto manufacturers use technology to make driving safer with everything from the seat belts and padded dashboards to energy-absorbing steering columns.