Higher gas prices may result in fewer Maryland accident fatalities

August 2, 2008 by  
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While high gas prices are not considered good news for anyone, new research suggests that they result in safer roads and fewer fatal auto accidents. Although recent news indicates that we may see a drop in gas prices in Maryland between now and Labor day, researchers estimated that if gas prices stay above $4 per gallon, the total number of accident fatalities in the United States could fall by over 12,000 next year. Read more