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Annual Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes Exceeds $99 Billion

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/r100825.htm

Press release on outcome of government study which appeared in a privately published journal.  The figure of $99 billion was the cost of medical care plus productivity losses associated with motor vehicle crashes.  Also provides data for crashes involving teens/young adults and motorcyclists.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention