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ALEA Wraps Up 2022 with 19 Fewer Traffic Fatalities than Previous Year

 MONTGOMERY – Over the course of 2022, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division investigated crashes that resulted in 19 fewer lives lost on Alabama’s roadways.  This past year, ALEA Troopers investigated a total of 31,990 traffic crashes, which resulted in 10,914 injuries and 586 fatalities reported. Crashes declined by 2,185…

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U-Haul Ranks ALABAMA the No. 20 Growth State of 2022

Jan. 3, 2023 — Alabama is the No. 20 growth state in America, according to the U-Haul® Growth Index analyzing customer moves during 2022. People arriving in Alabama in one-way U-Haul trucks fell 1% from 2021, but departures fell 5% as overall moving traffic slowed. Due to fewer people leaving Alabama, it netted a larger…

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