STUDY: Labor Day second-deadliest holiday on the roads

August 30, 2019 Matthew Reid

The Labor Day weekend ranks among the busiest travel times of the year with millions of vehicles on the road. It’s also one of the deadliest, and this weekend could be even worse.An average of 373 fatal crashes occur during the three-day weekend and claim an average of 407 lives across the country, according to a GateHouse Media analysis of a decade of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The decade spans from 2008 to 2017, the latest year available. [...]

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