31 May 2010

Statistics of Interest: on Seat Belt Use

About 45 million Americans still do not use their seat belts, says the federal government. An average of 38 unbelted people die in traffic accidents every day. [From the Associated Press].

Or nearly 14,000 deaths a year. Wonder how many of them could have lived?

judging from the detailed traffic accident reports our local paper carries, most of them.

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