posted on Jan, 25 2005 @ 06:24 AM
I'm an excellent driver, certified in defensive and offensive driving, both in sedans and stretches, for use in executive security situations. I
think the total is 31, but I'm not sure. Some of my college years are a little fuzzy.
For the vast majority of those accidents, probably 28 I
was a passenger. The other handful weren't my fault. I've never even gotten a speeding ticket.
I think the difference between the scenario you referenced, and my point, is the potential for innocent victims. If everyone was driving a buck ten
on rural roads, it wouldn't just be drivers dying left and right. If you took away the seat belt law, the only people killed would be those who made
the conscious decision to ignore some aspect of their own safety. My scenario rewards good thinking, your scenario rewards luck (evolutionarily