Driving is Safer Today Than in the Past But Still Comes With Perils

Driving is Safer Today Than in the Past But Still Comes With Perils

Cars are larger now than they ever have been in the past. In 1987, the average new car weighed 3,221 pounds. In 2010 that weight moved up to 4,009 pounds. There is a 47 percent chance increase in fatality for the other occupants of the smaller car if the larger outweighs it by 1,000 pounds, […]