Friday, December 02, 2005

Road Accident Death Toll 390 Times That From Terrorism


Researchers at Otago University looked at the difference in scale between the two, the AFP reports:

The body count from road accidents in developed economies is 390 times higher than the death toll in these countries from international terrorism, says a study appearing in a specialist journal, Injury Prevention.

In 2001, as many people died every 26 days on American roads as died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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