Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Statements about Public Safety

Half-True

Available figures are for the county, not the city

Mostly True

Mostly depressing

True

70 people dead in year's first 28 days

Georgia DOT Spaghetti Junction

Georgia DOT Spaghetti Junction

"GEORGIA ROADWAY FATALITIES THIS YEAR: 59 PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY"  

— Georgia

Mostly False

No definitive evidence despite decades of research

False

It's always been a possibility

True

And 36 others are collecting over $100,000 a year

Mostly True

Accurately cites official figures, but they are an undercount

Mostly True

Except this year, and trend is down

False

Update: Hill says he misspoke

True

It's an incentive, but not the root cause