High Gas Prices Translates To Fewer Traffic Deaths

Rising gas prices may have one benefit for all of us: safer drivers.

A new study finds for each 10% rise in gas prices, there's more than a 2% decline in traffic deaths.

Researchers say people usually drive more slowly when gas costs more, and the higher prices often keep younger drivers off the road.


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