|Front pager on traffic violence|
|Focus on "distracted" or "impaired" driving|
|December 2016 - It's always about "distracted" driving|
|But phones may not be as important as we think|
(via Pacific Standard)
|Look! A strong correlation: More driving = more death|
|And in fact, in Oregon, driving correlates strongly with death|
(from the online version; red comments added)
Every time we talk about driving, whether it's about emissions, public health, safety - every time, we assume that driving is inevitable, and we talk around the fact that the strongest move we could make is to drive less.
Because we feel we have to retain our commitment to hydraulic autoism, we are unable to recognize and act on the most important risk factors - the chief of which is the act itself of driving a big, fast, and heavy vehicle.