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To: SLB
And why do they keep shifting back and forth between total fatalities and fatalities per million miles driven?
3 posted on 11/24/2003 1:14:56 PM PST by dirtboy (New Ben and Jerry's flavor - Howard Dean Swirl - no ice cream, just fruit at bottom)
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To: dirtboy
Total fatalities is a raw number with little independant meaning. The number of accidents per Milliion Vehicle Miles(MVM)or the number of Fatal/Injury accidents per MVM is useful for computing averages and spotting anomolous highway segments.
11 posted on 11/24/2003 1:18:59 PM PST by BenLurkin (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: dirtboy
Using whatever fits their hypothesis better?
45 posted on 11/24/2003 2:25:43 PM PST by FormerlyAnotherLurker
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