• This Is the Deadliest Day of the Year for Car Wrecks in America

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    It's not Super Bowl Sunday or even New Year's Eve that makes for the most lethal day on U.S. highways. It's Aug. 2.
    Thursday is when, on average, car wrecks are likely to kill more Americans than any other day of the year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which based its calculations on fatalities from 2012 to 2016. A total of 505 people were killed on that day during the period.
    Since the culprit isn't icy roads or drunken revelers, what makes that seemingly random date on the calendar so lethal? Sunny skies and vacation travelers, the same reasons the month of...
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