35) A

A – Correct
Obtained by process of elimination. If DfT underestimates the number of deaths and serious injuries, then this explains why their statistics are so much lower than the hospital statistics.

B – Wrong
Roads becoming safer is not relevant to discrepancies.

C – Wrong
Hospital admissions remained unchanged. If fewer people were being admitted to the hospital for minor injuries, then there would have been a decrease in hospital admissions.

D – Wrong
This would mean that there would be more serious injuries and hence, the DfT statistics would be higher than the ones given in the text.

E – Wrong
This would make DfT statistics higher than the hospital statistics.

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