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Old 11-20-2012, 02:32 PM   #5
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Default Re: A Deadly Divide Between Red and Blue

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Originally Posted by ballup
Ironic how Massachusetts and New York, the two states with the worst perceived driving reputations of this nation, have the lowest death rates.

I've heard from many people what you just said, and more notably, working in the auto [insurance] industry, historical data shows that many states in the Northeast actually have more auto accidents, incidents, claims, etc. than most rural and mountainous states out west (this is all based on per capita as well). However, even with less accidents in these red states, when the accidents actually occur they're much more likely to result in a fatality.

That's an interesting enigma too.
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