It is both tongue-in-cheek and also realistic. We already trust our kids to these types of statistics. As I understand it, these calculations are part of how speed limits are set. We know for each extra 5mph we increase the speed limit, we will experience some number of increased fatalities, and we compare the cost of those fatalities to the gains from faster transportation.

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