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More people died on the road post 911 than on the flights

Dread Risk, September 11, and Fatal Traffic Accidents – group of 6 » G Gigerenzer – Psychological Science, 2004 – Blackwell Synergy … from the US Department of Transportation for the 3 months following September 11. … risk of flying was higher than the total number of passengers killed on … Cited by 18 – Related Articles – Web Search – Library Search – BL Direct The analysis suggests that the number of Americans who lost their lives on the road by avoiding the risk of flying was higher than the total number of passengers killed on the four fatal flights. I conclude that informing the public about psychological research concerning dread risks could possibly save lives. … Read entire article »

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