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The holiday travel season means people across the U.S. are going to be on the road a lot. Following last year’s light travel year, this year is expected to break records. So, which highways should you avoid during your Thanksgiving and Christmas trips?

It’s a complicated question, but the crew at Austin-based insurance comparison site The Zebra has put together a study of the most most dangerous roads in the U.S. For the study, the company analyzed the latest data of highways with the most fatal accidents.

So, what’s the most dangerous road in Michigan? According to the study, the road to stay away from is I-75. That’s, of course, one of the most traveled roads in Michigan. In fact, it was found to be the fourth most dangerous highway in the entire U.S. “Running through several high-traffic areas including Detroit, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Tampa, and Fort Myers, FL, as well as being particularly dangerous during the winter months when roads are icy or heavy with snow,” the study states.

They project I-75 has 13.27 fatalities per 100 miles. That’s a lot. The most dangerous road in the U.S., according to The Zebra, is I-95. For more information and the full study, go here.

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio. She started on the airwaves shortly after graduating from MSU. Anne has a passion for rock and metal, and she also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson! Anne covers the Detroit, Philadelphia and Las Vegas markets and beyond.

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