A warning as drivers get behind the wheel this holiday weekend.
FOX's Lilian Woo reports:
According to a report out, this Labor Day weekend could be the deadliest in years. The National Safety Council prediction based on a combination of factors, the growing trend in traffic deaths as well as economic conditions.
More disposable income and lower gas prices equals people driving more miles. There was a nine percent jump in motor vehicle deaths the first six months of this year. Those 19,100 fatalities and 18 percent increase compared to two years ago.
Another contributor, according to the organization: Teenage drivers willing to use social media behind the wheel. A survey of a thousand younger drivers found 35 percent of them would use social media devices while on the road.
Lilian Woo, FOX News.