July 4 Weekend Traffic Deaths Seen Jumping to Highest Since 2008

  • Study projects 466 deaths on the road during holiday weekend
  • Economy, fuel prices mean more drivers may be traveling

U.S. traffic fatalities over the Independence Day weekend will probably climb this year to the most since 2008 as an improved economy and lower gas prices encourage more people to get behind the wheel, a safety group said.

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