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Deadly highways: Fewer crashes, but more fatalities

Emergency personnel at a car crash scene in Lake Forest, Orange County. (Photo: mikeledray, via Shutterstock)

The pandemic-prompted shift to at-home work dramatically reduced the number of cars on the road, so people drove faster, drank more, paid less attention and got lazy about their seatbelts, all of which contributed to the highest rate of fatal accidents in more than a decade.

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