US highway deaths lowest since 1949

Traffic crashes have decreased in the US and are at the lowest since 1949! Read the article below for more info.

Surrounded by air bags, buckled in place and fearful of drunk driving, Americans are less likely to die on the highway today than at any time since the middle of the Truman administration.

The number of people killed in accidents dropped to 32,788 in 2010, the lowest total since 1949, according to the annual death tally released Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/us-traffic-deaths-decline/2010/09/08/AF0DEWDC_story.html

 

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