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The Most Dangerous Holiday of the Year: Independence Day

Although New Year’s Eve is associated with an increased risk of drunk driving accidents and Thanksgiving often involves long-distance travel over snow-slicked streets, the Fourth of July is unequivocally the most dangerous holiday of the year. Combining hot temperatures with alcohol, fireworks, and other potential hazards can create a “perfect storm” of factors likely to…