"On a passenger train, your safest bet just may be to sit in the middle cars, or one car behind the middle. Most collisions happen at the front or rear of a train."
"Most of the smuggled marijuana as well as cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines comes through the 52 legal ports of entry on the U.S. and Mexico border."
"When drivers engaged in distracting activities — including crying, reaching for objects and interacting with others in the car — they more than doubled their risk of crashing."
"In the U.S., 47 children and teens are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention every day."
"70% of the firearms seized in Mexico between 2009-2014 originated in the U.S."
"Never in the history of Tijuana has there been so much murder: In 2018 alone, over 2,300 people have been killed, an increase from the 1,647 homicides in 2017."
"For taxi drivers, chauffeurs, truck drivers, and garbage collectors, transportation incidents accounted for at least half of all work-related fatalities in 2016."
"Vanguard is the largest institutional shareholder of American Outdoor Brands, the maker of the AR-15 assault rifle."
"Children are more than twice as likely to be killed by a car while walking on Halloween night than at any other time of the year, according to the organization Safe Kids USA."
"The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan/Iraq between 2001-2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766."
"Based on the occupational fatality rate, logging is the most dangerous job in the U.S. and about 38 times more dangerous than the typical job."