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U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood: Highway Safety Programs and Equipment Saved Thousands of Lives in 2009

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today unveiled two new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that estimate that seat belts saved more than 72,000 lives during the five years between 2005 and 2009, while child restraint systems and minimum drinking age laws saved hundreds more during 2009.