Idaho has seen a shocking spike in traffic deaths over the past year. One, that has put Idaho top of the list for traffic deaths in the nation.


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  Idaho Locals Chime In:   This horrific accident may have been weather inclined, but here is what Idaho locals have been saying about the bad driving:  


What Idahoans have to say about Spike in Traffic Deaths

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Now, back to the story about Idaho’s spike in traffic deaths is the HIGHEST in the nation.


According to this article by Idaho State Journal and the National Highway Safety Administration, Idaho has seen a record spike in traffic deaths last year. 


Here’s what we know:


Idaho's Horrifying Lead in National Traffic Deaths



Increase in Drunk Driving Accidents


There also has been a stark increase in drunk driving accidents. Here is an example of an Idaho man and father of a 3-year-old that he had dropped off only hours before being hit by a drunk driver. 


Here’s the story:


Father of 3-Year Old Hit by Drunk Driver in Caldwell


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