The Weekly Carnage

 Fatal Crashes (13 Killed This Week; 70 Killed This Year)

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Injuries, Arrests & Property Damage

Following Up

  • Water trucks! We have one of the best gravity fed water supply systems in the country and yet we use trucks to deliver bottled water around. And sometimes they kill pedestrians…

  • 2006 preliminary fatality data for Connecticut and New Jersey is out and summarized here:
    http://www.tstc.org/bulletin/index.html#article02

    NY State takes forever to put this info together. We often get it from the feds before NYS DMV, DOT and Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee have it organized to show anyone else.

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    Orcutt – thanks for the link. So we have uptics in traffic fatalities in New Jersey and Connecticut. That is terrible. I wonder what is behind that.

    MTR is always a great read.

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