FDHSMV: Traffic fatalities continue to decline in Florida

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In 2010, Florida experienced 2,430 traffic crash fatalities, a three-decade low number of traffic crash fatalities and an annual decrease of more than five percent, according to preliminary data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. By comparison, 2,563 people died in traffic crashes in 2009. The number of crash fatalities in 2010 is the lowest the state has seen since 1978 even though the Sunshine State

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