From: D Walford on
On 24/06/2010 9:32 PM, Feral wrote:
> D Walford wrote:
>> On 24/06/2010 8:37 PM, Feral wrote:
>>> D Walford wrote:
>>>> What's "modern" about any of those things?
>>>> If anything those things are less of a problem these days than they
>>>> were
>>>> when we were both a lot younger.
>>>> It wasn't all that long ago (40yrs) that a big percentage of the
>>>> population thought it was perfectly ok to drink and drive but with lots
>>>> of training, education and enforcement that issue has been greatly
>>>> reduced.
>>> Different perspectives I guess.
>>> In my case my early cars were not powerful, I didn't drink, hang around
>>> in car groups vying for or impressing sheilas, take drugs, have any
>>> money to be honest.
>>> These days most of that is reversed from what I see.
>> Yet despite that the road toll is about a third of what it was so it
>> appears the problem is a lot less now than it was way back then.
> Seat belts Daz.

Yep, they certainly made a huge difference as did RBT's.
These days better cars and much better roads are responsible for saving
a lot of lives.