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Is flying the safest mode of transport?


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November 04, 2010 12:55PM

Statistically, the rank of transport mode is as follows (per passenger hour):

1 (safest): Rail - by far!

2 Road

3 (least safe): Air

Per passenger kilometer (which is sometimes used), the ranking is as follows:

1 (safest): Rail

2 Air

3 (least safe) Road - by far!

I tend to prefer to measure my life by hours, not kilometers.