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Todd Dills

Sort-of-reassuring math

| July 25, 2007

In her July 1 “Ask Marilyn” column in iParade magazine, Marilyn vos Savant says that while you are more likely to have a wreck if you’re on the road a lot — as professional truck drivers are — the likelihood of a wreck on, say, your 100th run is no greater than on your 20th run, or on your first. In short: “>Your chances are not piling up.”