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Fewer Highway Deaths

December 31st, 2007 by flanews

Floridas highways are getting safer for drivers based on the number of highway deaths. Preliminary numbers show that 2,631 people died in 2007. That compares with 3,365 deaths in 2006 and 3,533 in 2005. The state also saw a drop in the number of alcohol-related deaths on Florida highways.

This is the first time in 10 years that we realized a decrease in the number of fatalities,” said Lt. Ron Castleberry of the Florida Highway Patrol. “In 2005. we had 1,239 fatalities. In 2006, we had 1,099.

Final numbers for 2007 will not be available from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles until next summer.

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