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The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes, 2010

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812013.pdf

 

Totals up the exorbitant costs—lost lives, damaged property, medical costs, workplace losses and more—attributed to traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2010 and estimates the total sum is about $277 billion.  The value of society harm is placed at $870 billion.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration