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Light Rain Increases Risk of Traffic Fatalities…  

 driving on the highway while raining | Light Rain Increases Risk of Traffic FatalitiesDid you know that precipitation events (such as rain) cause more fatal accidents in the United States than any other factor? Its the leading cause of accidental death in the United States and more than 33,000 each year are killed due to motor vehicle accidents that occur in the rain. In comparison, drunk driving is only responsible for 10,500 fatalities a year.  (more…)