Of holiday traffic and highway deaths

Kilcarr, Sean
May 2013
Fleet Owner Blog;5/21/2013, p7
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The article predicts that road traffic will increase an average of 4 percent during the 2013 Memorial Day weekend in the U.S., according to data from traffic information provider INRIX. Truck drivers are advised to leave early or leave late and to avoid he heaviest traffic. It also reveals that fatalities from crashes during the Memorial Day holiday period average 12.86 percent of the total fatalities in May, based on data gathered between 2006 and 2011.


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