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Tue., July 22, 2008, 12:26 p.m.

Higher Gas Prices, Lower Death Rate!!!

From Yahoo news:

AP IMPACT: Traffic deaths fall as gas prices climb.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Rising prices at the gas pump appear to be having at least one positive effect: Traffic deaths around the country are plummeting, just as they did during the Arab oil embargo three decades ago.

For more see http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080722/ap_on_re_us/gas_declining_deaths




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