Nationwide, motor vehicle fatalities have steadily declined over decades, the result of careful strategies implemented to reduce deaths on the road. Meanwhile, violent gun deaths have continued unabated.
Each day, how many motor vehicles do you see or actually use? You probably couldn't keep track. Now, how about guns. How many do you see or actually use during the same period? For most people, not that many. If any at all. And yet, in 10 states gun deaths actually outpace motor vehicle deaths.