Despite stepped-up efforts to reduce fatalities on Houston-area roads, 2019 remained a deadly year for drivers, passengers and other road users.

The number of lives lost on roads and highways appears likely to exceed the number of deaths from 2018 in Greater Houston, made up of Harris and the seven adjacent counties, even as local police, prosecutors and transportation officials have taken new steps to address the causes contributing to the high body count. [Read more.]

Houston Chronicle
St. John Barned-Smith and Dug Begley | December 30, 2019