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Maryland highways are still more dangerous than before the pandemic

August 2, 2023
Night highway

If you’re reading this at a red light, stop and put your phone down. More Marylanders died on the roads in 2022 than in 2019 despite people driving less, and distracted driving was one major cause, a new study found. TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit, reported that Maryland experienced 557 traffic fatalities in 2022 — one per 100 million miles traveled.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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