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Old 04-26-13, 12:38 PM   #1
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Do (shouldn't) drivers have a safety forum?

Just wonder if there are forums for driver discussion about safe driving? Or maybe the drivers are not worried about safety as much as cyclists and so don't feel the need of such a forum? No matter how much discussions we have here, if the other side continue to be careless about either other people's or their own safety, then there will be little we could do to reduce accidents.

How nice would it be if there is a forum where drivers share experiences about how to avoid traffic accidents, and maybe a subforum for how to avoid hitting cyclists.
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Old 04-26-13, 01:08 PM   #2
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Protected by seatbelts and airbags... what do they have to worry about?
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Protected by seatbelts and airbags... what do they have to worry about?
They could always discuss somebody's haircut and how it affects them.
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Protected by seatbelts and airbags... what do they have to worry about?
Roughly 25,000 of them die each year (when you subtract motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians from the statistics) so obviously they *do* have something to worry about.

That said, I would not expect such a forum to get much traffic. Not here, anyways. There's just not that much to discuss, and those who would most benefit from such a discussion are most likely to be uninterested in it.
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Googled 'safe driving forum'.
About 42,100,000 results (0.23 seconds)
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Protected by seatbelts and airbags... what do they have to worry about?
Even with seatbelts n' airbags, motorists' still get killed. So, I would say, the same as cyclists'. That is 'texters', 'hotheads', and inattentive drivers.
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they should have a forum about calling a taxi when you've had too much to drink.
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I'm on several motorcycle and truck forums (old Chevy, Napco, and Toyota 4WD) but they don't focus much on safe driving. It's mostly technical stuff, how to keep them running, like our Mechanics sub forum here. People feel safe in their cars. And they seem to be more interested in how safe they feel than in how safe they are. Like a bunch of us here, probably.
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