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US road deaths up 3.3% in 2012; government speeds research on car safety systems


In the first increase since 2005, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday road deaths increased 3.3 % to 33,561 in 2012. In light of this recent news, the government is speeding up research on safety systems that automatically prevent drivers from operating their cars if they are drunk or aren’t buckled properly. Officials also said that they expect to decide ...
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