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Quote of the Day - There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. - Mark Twain

Bring Money, Guns and Lawyers

How can you trust this guy? Admittedly, I'm a bit prejudiced because of the consequences of this statistic, but after all, this is the guy who claims to have invented the software for the IRS that allows them to choose who to audit. Hissss.

Apparently, it turns out that attorneys have the third highest incidence of traffic accidents, next to #1, (as you would expect), teenagers, and #2 (very surprisingly) doctors.

Turns out insurance companies will be using more than zip codes and credit ratings to determine how much to charge you for automobile insurance. Ouch.

Conventional wisdom dictates that attorneys are time-crunched and multi-tasking in their cars. Dictating, using their cell phones and yes, even eating.

Three is one saving factor, though, among the 40 professions surveyed, attorneys placed 25th in the rate of yearly speeding violations.

Posted by J. Craig Williams on Friday, May 14, 2004


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