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Public Transportation Accidents in San Diego and the U.S.

By Aline Miranda on February 3, 2014

According to the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the year 2011 saw approximately 5,338,000 highway crashes across the country. These crashes involved passenger cars, motorcycles, heavy trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, and buses. Another 9,819 transportation accidents involved railroads such as Amtrak and other commuter trains. More than 7,000 organizations in the U. S. provide some type of public transportation. These organizations range from mass transit companies to single-vehicle service providers.

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