Actually only 32,310. (This figure has been going down at a surprising rate.) Of course not all of these people were drivers.
Holy cow! The recession really has taken its toll. What other explanation would there be for a 25% decline in 5 years?
That is HUGE, and even with people texting...
This may just be the biggest indictment against the quality of the economy yet.
You may notice that the decline in traffic deaths has been on an even sharper decline since the _resident took orifice.