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Thread #165756   Message #3981649
Posted By: Mossback
12-Mar-19 - 10:05 AM
Thread Name: BS: Phone related traffic deaths
Subject: RE: BS: Phone related traffic deaths
'Boulevards of death': why pedestrian road fatalities are surging in the US

The study cannot point to a lone factor in the surge, but cites driver distraction because of increased phone use at the wheel and the growing popularity of SUVs [Chelsea Tractors] over smaller family cars.



https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/12/boulevards-of-death-why-pedestrian-road-fatalities-are-surging-in-the-us