son of a motherless goat (PSA: wash your hooves)
Jun 23

Then it was a dumb study. A larger heavier vehicle carries more kinetic energy. Real shocker there. Reread the quoted text that I was replying to in my original post. The author is implying that the reason for the increased number of pedestrian deaths is larger vehicles. I’m pointing out that there are other factors Read more

Jun 23

You must have misunderstood my comment. I wasn’t arguing that SUVs and cars do equal damage to pedestrians. I’m saying that a rise in pedestrian deaths is better explained by distracted drivers and pedestrians rather than a modest increase in average bumper height. Distractions which were caused by a particular device Read more