Every state in America (to my knowledge) has required Hunter's Safety courses. Almost all require blaze orange during firearms seasons. There are still fatalities, probably in every state, certainly in most, every single year.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.