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Pandemic lockdowns and working from home had a dramatic effect on crashes

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COLUMBUS, OH: (WOWO): According to a Study at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, lockdowns and working from home dramatically decreased traffic crashes on Ohio highways.

In a published report, researchers found that there were 55 percent fewer crashes overall, 47 percent fewer injury crashes and 34 percent fewer severe or fatal crashes. Researchers also found that once things began returning to normal, the numbers shot back up

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1 comment

Lily March 12, 2021 at 9:47 am

What cutting edge research. Is this the same group that came out with the astonishing report that concluded when there is less snow and ice during the winter there are fewer severe or fatal crashes too?


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