The Downside Of Cheaper Gas: More Accident Fatalities

Falling gasoline prices are a benefit to motorists — but those lower prices come with a hidden cost: increased traffic fatalities. Research by an SDSU Sociology professor on gas prices and fatalities was aired on Morning Edition on NPR this morning, Jan. 6.

Below is the link to the story by Guangqing Chi, Associate Professor of Sociology and State Data Center Director at SDSU. http://www.npr.org/2015/01/06/375308884/the-downside-of-cheaper-gas-more-accident-fatalities.

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