82 killed on Nova Scotia highways in 2012
There have been 82 highway deaths in Nova Scotia this year - the highest since 2007.
HALIFAX – Police and government officials are expressing concern with the number of highway deaths in Nova Scotia this year.
So far in 2012, 82 people have been killed on Nova Scotia highways - the highest number in five years. Last year, there were 65 people killed.
Police believe distracted drivers is a major factor.
The Transportation Department is hoping the number is just an aberration and the number of fatalities will decrease in 2013.