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The Insurance Institute for Highway safety released their annual report on vehicle death and injuries for over 200 different 2001-2004 model year vehicles. The period of accidents covered was 2002-2005. Driver death rates averaged 79 per million registered vehicles.
The TOP TEN lowest and highest rates of driver death per the report were:
Bigger vehicles generally have a lower death rate as shown by the full report. Check out your vehicle at http://www.iihs.org/sr/pdfs/sr4204.pdf
A conversation with a Yavapai County Sheriff officer summed it up, when he stated "big vehicles win". His family drives a Suburban.
SOURCE : INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY http://www.iihs.org.
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