Out of the Blue

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Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 8, 2021, 15:25:
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 was going to guess, "No traffic, BABY! Pedal to the metal!"
Appears that you're correct.
An increase in speed attributed crashes. (Increased risk taking behavior)
NPR
https://www.npr.org/2021/03/20/979491437/despite-reduced-traffic-accidents-have-increased
2020 showed a 100% increase in traffic tickets for people driving 100 miles per hour. Minnesota

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