What's Behind the Dramatic Drop in Highway Fatalities?

The dramatic decline in highway deaths in the United States in the past couple of years is the result of multiple factors, not just a reduction in driving or because of high fuel prices, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The higher cost for fuel is the dominant factor, of course, but it has precipitated a change in driving habits, including less leisure and rural driving, both of which are more dangerous than urban driving, according to Michael Sivak of the university's...Full Story
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