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Feds Ask: Will Global Warming Cause More Deadly Car Crashes?

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http://dailycaller.com/2016/08/30/feds-ask-will-global-warming-cause-more-deadly-car-crashes/

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to know if global warming will increase the risk of fatal car crashes.

“To be precise, 7.2% more people died in traffic-related accidents in 2015 than in 2014,” reads a DOT blog post calling for independent analyses of traffic accident data. “This unfortunate data point breaks a recent historical trend of fewer deaths occurring per year.”

The blog post, written by DJ Patil of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Mark Rosekind of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, then asks a series of “key questions” on the future of car crashes they want answered by groups taking up their call to analyze 2015 data.

Patil and Rosekind also ask: “How might climate change increase the risk of fatal crashes in a community?”



Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/08/30/feds-ask-will-global-warming-cause-more-deadly-car-crashes/#ixzz4Ivo622tp

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