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The summer months are often the most dangerous on the road, with higher incidences of distracted driving and impaired driving, and a higher number of drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians traveling. The deadliest 100 days refers to the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day. In 2017, 259 people died in traffic crashes in the four month span from May through August, accounting for 41 percent of traffic fatalities that year.
Stay safe this summer by wearing your seat belt, staying alert at the wheel, and arranging for a ride if you're planning on drinking or are otherwise impaired.
Read more in the article by the Coloradoan.