is it their fault that Floridians keep driving onto train tracks for fun? I guess kinda?
Nice take. You realize this just funded a $140M scholarship fund right?
Fancy Kristen’s shopping run daily for her scullery maid...
The largest transmission hump the FWD universe has ever seen. A shitbox multiplied by a shitbox.
The “engineers” of this mess should be flogged and then publicly stripped of their MEs.
One of these almost killed one of my best friends. It put his girlfriend in the hospital for a month with a broken pelvis.
My girlfriend had one of these in high school. Remarkably bad cars. Surprised we lived.
That’s really what’s behind the “great resignation”. It’s become clear to many that that only way to get a significant pay increase is to leave for greener pastures. People who change jobs every 2 years are averaging twice the income increase of people who stick around. Read more
Get out of here with your reality-based take.
Apart from stricter driver licensing and better public transport, Germany also has stricter vehicle safety checks, and also road design explicitly includes safety, and also enforcement of the existing rules is stricter. These all emerge from a broader culture of regulation for public safety. Read more
Vehicle inspections that actually check vehicle safety>
That’s why I referenced the per-capita stat, but Germany also has way fewer deaths per vehicle AND vehicle mile traveled anyway.
per capita normalizes for different populations.
As someone that does wear a seatbelt 100% of the time, “buckle up to start” IMO is absolutely fine in concept. But I’d be very worried about what happens if the sensor fails (and it will fail). Having to get a tow to the dealer because the car thinks you’re not wearing a seatbelt seems incredibly plausible and also… Read more