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Vehicle miles traveled compared to fatality rates

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Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Minnesota State Patrol

Question: I know that Minnesota is doing well on our low fatal rate, but do we have the stats on the vehicle miles traveled when compared to our fatal numbers? How are we doing overall in recent years compared to the past?


Answer: The vehicle miles traveled (VMT) rate is something that is kept track of by the Department of Public Safety (DPS), Office of Traffic Safety. The information from DPS is offered to answer your question:

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