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I went looking, and found comparative statistics for 2000 (the latest 
information I could find). These were the international comparisons:

Bear in mind that distances are km NOT miles, so the actual figures are
different to yours.

                          Road deaths/           Road deaths/100
                          100k population        million km travelled

Australia                 9.4                    1.0

Canada                    9.5                    0.9

France                    13.6                   1.5
 
Germany                   9.1                    1.2

Japan                     8.2                    1.3

Korea                     21.8                   3.9

New Zealand               12.1                   n/a

Poland                    16.3                   n/a

Spain                     14.5                   n/a

Sweden                    6.7                    n/a

Switzerland               8.3                    1.1

United Kingdom            6.0                    n/a

USA                       15.2                   0.9

OECD median               11.0                   1.3  

My statistical analysis of this?

1. Don't EVER drive in Korea. You will die.

2. There is a huge discrepancy between figures for population and 
figures for distances driven, and Americans drive further than anyone 
else.

3. People in New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK do not drive 
far enough to be able to extrapolate data related to distances driven.

4. The above is written tongue firmly in cheek.

Primm
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