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Pandemic meant fewer cars driving. Yet, traffic crashes went up.

Department of Public Safety

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

The pandemic had many working from home or remotely. That would, in turn, put fewer people on the roadways which should lessen the number of traffic crashes. Recent findings say otherwise.

Shawn Steward, the manager of Public and Government Affairs with AAA South Dakota and AAA Kansas, joins us with more.