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Speed Kills: But the reasons why are subject to discussion

Every few years, some consumer advocacy group trots out a report that alarmingly purports that Americans are slaughtering one another on the nation’s roads and that we’d be so much safer if everyone would just slow down. Fear sells, after all. And, well, duh, physics.

This time around, it’s the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety waving the red flag—stating that the increase in speed limits by many states has resulted in a commensurate

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