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Redelmeier: Interesting Perspectives on Car Crash Statistics

Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:45 pm
by brian
August 31, 2010:NY Times Think the Answer’s Clear? Look Again They have also:
  • * Found that about 25 more people die in crashes on presidential Election Days in the United States than the norm
    * Found that there is a 41 percent relative increase in fatalities on Super Bowl Sunday, which he attributed to a combination of fatigue, distraction and alcohol.
    * Wrote a study on the psychology around changing lanes in traffic:Why cars in the next lane seem to go faster