Texas has the worst traffic accidents in the country, according to a new analysis by a top auto safety group.
The Texas Department of Transportation said it would be more effective to spend the money on other safety measures to help reduce traffic fatalities.
More than 60,000 people died in traffic accidents last year in Texas, and nearly half of those deaths were in cars.
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The Texas Department on Tuesday announced that its annual traffic safety report for 2015 will show the worst safety in Texas in five years.
The state’s road crashes increased nearly 30 percent last year to 2,084,874, a 19.6 percent increase from the year before.
The increase in traffic fatalities is the third consecutive year the department has reported an increase in the number of traffic fatalities for the first time since 2007.
In 2014, the state had 2,092,903 traffic fatalities, a 7.9 percent increase.
The state has seen a surge in the rate of vehicle crashes, which increased by 13 percent last month to 7,856,865, a 15.5 percent increase over the year earlier.
That means the state now has more than 3.5 million vehicles on the road each day, nearly a third of the nation’s total.
The most dangerous roads in Texas are those in the west and south of the state, which includes Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston.
The top 10 worst roads in the state include the Interstate 10 corridor, which spans from the Rio Grande Valley to Austin, and the Texas Panhandle, which covers the Gulf of Mexico.
The second-most dangerous road in Texas is Highway 1, a portion of Interstate 10 that extends from the Gulf to the Gulf Coast.
The third-most deadly road is Interstate 5, which runs north from Houston through Dallas and ends at Fort Worth.
The fourth-most fatal road in the Texas is the Gulf Freeway.
The fifth-most deadliest road in Travis County is Highway 11, which is the main artery into the city of El Paso.
The seventh-most unsafe road in Austin is Highway 35.
The eighth-most safe road in Houston is Highway 30.
The ninth-most safest road in Dallas is Highway 9.
The tenth-most safety road in San Antonio is Highway 3.
The eleventh-most most safe road is Highway 25.
The twelfth-safest road in Fort Worth is Highway 29.
The thirteenth-safiest road in Laredo is Highway 16.
The fourteenth-most safer road in McAllen is Highway 13.
The fifteenth-worst road in El Paso is Highway 19.
The sixteenth-best road in Tarrant County is the East Freeway in northwest Houston.
In the southeast corner of Texas, Interstate 25 runs from the San Marcos area to the Texas Gulf Coast, near Corpus Christi.