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Summer brings traffic congestion, unsafe behaviors and redoubled efforts to curb accident frequency and severity.

A few short years ago many people were proclaiming that America’s love affair with cars and driving was over. However, U.S. auto sales in 2016 are on pace to beat the record 17.5 million vehicles sold just last year. Additionally, Americans logged more than 3.1 trillion miles in 2015, eclipsing the record set in 2007.

It appears the old flame is still burning bright and, as we move into the summer driving season with relatively low gas prices, possibly the lowest since 2004, many more people may take to the roads.

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