Thanksgiving Holiday is a Deadly One on U.S. Roads – The Washington Post


The Thanksgiving Holiday is one of the deadliest holidays on the roads in the United States.  It is estimated that 42 million Americans will travel to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.  The National Safety Council estimates 433 deaths and 52,300 injuries requiring medical attention may occur because of car crashes just over the 4 day weekend.

“Our goal for providing these estimates is so people can think about the steps they can make to be safe– always buckling up, not speeding, never drinking and driving and not being on their cell phones — to help them be safe on the way to that family get together,” said Kenneth P. Kolosh, manager of the council’s statistics department.

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