A surge in the number of light trucks that are growing heavier each
year is increasing the risk of death for those sharing the road, the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday in a
report summarizing six studies. In accidents between cars and light
trucks, including pickups, vans and sport-utility vehicles, 80 percent
of the fatalities were occupants of the cars. The NHTSA findings are
of increasing importance due to the rapid increase in sales of
heavier, larger vehicles, said Robert Eichler, President of Technical
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don't know about where you live but here in this part of town, all and I
mean ALL these housewives are getting Suburban's. Now if you don't know
exactly why this is dangerous let me explain.
Suburan = 2+ tons
brakes = passenger car grade
Needless to say making a left in front of one of these cell phone chatting,
prozac ridden, just returning from my aerobics and have to think about what
I'm going to eat, drivers is not a good idea.
P.S. In the sake of PC I'll add the other side,
Needless to say making a left in front of one of these cell phone
bullshitting, drink for lunch, geneticly underendowed now I have a big
truck aren't I tough, drivers is not a good idea.