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Most Dangerous Month of the Year

As we told you yesterday, there are certain times of day you are more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident thatn others, but is there one month that is more dangerous than the others?  According to the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, August had the most total deaths on the road in 2008, a 1.1% decline from 2007, according to NHTSA data. A total of 3,612 people died that month. NHTSA reports that when counted as fatalities per 100 million vehicles, August has a fatality rate of 1.42–an increase of 0.06 since 2007 and 0.10 points higher than September and June.


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