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If you had to guess, how many pedestrians died from car accidents in 2004?
Got your guess?
Was it anywhere near 4,641?
What about the same question for injuries? About how many people would you guess were injured in car accidents in 2004?
It’s around 70,000.
Globally, car accidents and pedestrian injuries cost around $500 billion.
By the way, this data comes from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a part of the National Institute of Mental Health.
So, it’s pretty much as reliable as you can get.
Now, of those injuries and crashes, how many would you guess happen in the US?
Do we account for less or more than 50% of the total damage?
Well, recent data from the Association for Safe International Road Travel suggests that $230.6 billion of that $500 billion in […]