[extropy-chat] Real Extropians don't drive SUVs (except the reallybig ones)

Greg Burch gregburch at gregburch.net
Tue Aug 17 11:30:31 UTC 2004

I've been offline a lot lately, and will never truly catch up, so the more important threads from weeks gone by will have to do without my dubious commentary.  But here's my take on SUVs (from a long time ago):


Greg Burch
The Headless Horseman of the Apocalypse
My Blog: http://gregburch.net/burchismo.html

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> reallybig ones)
> http://www.nytimes.com/2004/08/17/business/17auto.html?th
> Safety Gap Grows Wider Between S.U.V.'s and Cars
> DETROIT, Aug. 16 - The gap in safety between sport utility vehicles
> and passenger cars last year was the widest yet recorded, according to
> new federal traffic data.
> People driving or riding in a sport utility vehicle in 2003 were
> nearly 11 percent more likely to die in an accident than people in
> cars, the figures show. The government began keeping detailed
> statistics on the safety of vehicle categories in 1994.
> (etc... see the second page though that says large SUVs are safer than
> medium sized passenger cars or medium sized SUVs)
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