Let’s Talk About Trucks and SUVs

We Know SUV Design Kills Pedestrians, But We Still Let Carmakers Sell Them

“Why are companies allowed to sell mass market vehicles with such a huge blind spot in front that children are rendered invisible? Where are the regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?The specific dangers of SUVs have been out in the open for a long time, and it’s no secret that pedestrians are at particular risk.”

Read more…

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2017/10/19/we-know-suv-design-kills-pedestrians-but-we-still-let-carmakers-sell-them/

Pedestrians: wear bright or reflective clothing, remove earbuds, make eye contact with drivers, cross only at crosswalks, never talk, text or use electronic devices in an intersection. Drivers: carry on.
A review of a BIG truck…

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/reviews/new-cars/an-inside-look-at-truck-culture-and-fords-supersizedmegaraptor/article37429371/

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