• The increase in the absolute number of fatal automobile accidents per year in the United States is offset somewhat by a decrease in number of deaths per million miles of travel. This encourages hopes of further success in a program of prevention. Public apathy must be overcome by education; traffic laws need continued revision; and safer automobiles must be provided. The requisite basis of facts for this program should be obtained by research. A foundation for this purpose should be financed by contributions from the many agencies who would benefit by its findings.
Woodward FD. GENERAL MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AUTOMOBILE CRASH INJURIES AND DEATHS. JAMA. 1957;163(4):225–227. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970390001001
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