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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]
Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]

The number one cause of injury and death for our young, ages 5 to 35, is motor vehicle crashes. Entities such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Automobile Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as well as many smaller nonprofits such as Bike Maryland, Perils for Pedestrians, and the Association for Safe International Road Travel are working hard on specific aspects of making our thoroughfares safer. Perhaps the worst aspect of all those car crashes are hit-and-runs. Last August, 20-year-old Samantha Kreppel was a hit-and-run victim just down the street from our home. Worse, if that is even...

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