The Washington, D.C., city where the world’s biggest retailer has its flagship store is one of the hottest.
The shopping city that is known as a center for shopping has seen a surge in traffic, as shoppers have begun moving in and out of the city, and traffic is up in other parts of the country.
As of Wednesday, the number of traffic-related deaths was down by 10 percent from the same time last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
There have been 15 traffic fatalities in Washington during the past five days, according.
A recent study from the U-M Transportation Institute showed that a driver traveling 50 mph in a 40-mph zone is nearly five times more likely to hit a pedestrian or bicyclist than a driver who is traveling at 30 mph.
More: The U.K. has the highest traffic deaths per capita in Europe, with a death rate of almost one in five, the institute said.
is the only major European country to have a pedestrian-only city code.
The study also showed that the number who die in crashes involving motor vehicles is the highest in Europe.