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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Accident Rates

Located in Boston, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced that MBTA bus drivers are actually safer than many motorists. But Boston injury attorney Thiadora Pina notes that “even though MBTA bus drivers are being more cautious, accidents still happen and people are still get injured.”
According to the press release, the MBTA averaged 1.3 bus accidents for every hundred thousand miles last year, which represents a drop of more than 25% from 2007.
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Motor Vehicle Deaths Down in US

Massachusetts drivers share in the good news that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on October 9, 2009: the number of traffic deaths on U.S. roads reached a record low in the first half of 2009! The numbers are down approximately 7% for the first half of the year. A report on estimated 2009 traffic fatalities can also be viewed.
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System keeps statistics of highway fatalities each year. In 2008, the numbers were the lowest in over 10 years.

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