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Q: I know that Minnesota has made a lot of progress for traffic safety and less people are dying on our roads but what are other states doing?
A: For the first time in nearly a decade, preliminary data from the National Safety Council estimates that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016 across the United States. That’s a 6 percent increase over 2015 and a 14 percent increase over 2014 – the most dramatic two-year increase in 53 years.
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