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THESE ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS HIGHWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

THESE ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS HIGHWAYS IN THE UNITED STATES

Newsweek.com
BY JENNI FINK
8/1/18 AT 3:33 PM

ValuePenguin, an organization that conducts research and analysis, ranked the 50 most dangerous highways in the United States based on information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (NHTSA-FARS).

Information was pulled from crashes that occurred during the seven-year period between 2010 and 2016, and the organization's findings were released on June 28, according to ValuePenguin. To calculate the most dangerous highways, analysts developed a grading system based on fatal crashes per vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) per capita, fatalities per crash and the percentage of fatal non-vehicle collisions.

These three factors allowed ValuePenguin to take into account local ridership, where the deadliest crashes occur on average, and the safety risks on each road that weren’t caused by dealing with other drivers... FULL ARTICLE

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