traffic-sm.jpgAnother silver lining of rising U.S. gas prices may be the sharp decrease in traffic deaths around the country, which mirrors the same declines seen during the Arab oil embargo three decades ago. 

(read more at USA Today)

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  1. Does anyone else think it has more to do with people slowing down to save gas? Glendale, Arizona had (or still does) a local campaign with the slogans “faster crashes, harder” and ‘seat belts save lives”. They experienced a significant drop in accidents and fatal accidents. Hmmm…