Out of the Blue

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RedEye9 wrote on Mar 8, 2021, 13:33:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 8, 2021, 13:30:
Motor Vehicle Deaths in 2020 Estimated to be Highest in 13 Years, Despite Dramatic Drops in Miles Driven.

Surprising, I would have thought a drop in deaths by 25% over 2019. I wonder what the cause is. Self driving cars can't come soon enough.
My uneducated guess is less public transportation use.
You have a lot of people that went out and bought vehicles so they could avoid buses and subways, and most of them I bet are unskilled drivers.

I bet the number of fender benders are through the roof.

I like your thinking here. Would explain the uptick even while miles driven are down. I wonder if the massive uptick in Instacart, etc. use is part of it too. People rushing around to deliver stuff before it melts.
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