Interesting! Hat Tip: Right Side of the Rainbow.
Post Sept-11 US Driving…Another Toll of Attacks – Reuters (Ed. Note: the headline was so poorly written, I had to add the “…” for it to make some sense!)
Americans were so worried about air travel after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that they crowded the nation’s roadways, boosting the traffic fatality rate by nearly 1,200 deaths, researchers said on Thursday.
“These additional lives lost on the road represent a cost of terrorism that is more persistent, if less visible, than casualties of the 9/11 attacks themselves,” said the authors of a new study — “The Impact of Sept. 11 on Road Fatalities: The Other Lives Lost to Terrorism.”