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By The Numbers: Traffic Accidents

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By the numbers

42,642 is the number of people who died in traffic crashes in 2006.

868 is the decrease in number of deaths in traffic crashes from 2005 to 2006.

1.42 deaths per 100 million miles traveled (in automobiles) in 2006, the lowest mortality rate in history.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

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By The Numbers: Traffic Accidents