Key performance indicators: February 18

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In Utah, deaths from automobile accidents fell more than 18% in 2019, the year after it became the first and only state to lower the limit on a driver's blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.05%. Alcohol industry groups have condemned it as misguided, but advocates praise it as a road safety breakthrough.

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“It’s like some venereal disease or something. I just regard it as beneath contempt.”

When STDs are the subject of 98-year-old billionaire Charlie Munger's conversation, he can only be referring to one thing: cryptocurrency. Munger, a long-time crypto detractor, expressed pride in his decision not to invest in it during the annual Daily Journal shareholders meeting.

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As Covid fades, what do societies owe the immunocompromised? (The Atlantic).

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