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Originally posted by adjensen
Seems sensible to me.
We have not assessed other deterrents, such as being charged but not convicted, being stopped but not charged, or being an observer when others are stopped. We have not definitively proved causality, yet a randomised experiment of individual drivers would be very difficult. We have not shown that traffic-law enforcement is the only way to reduce motor-vehicle deaths since gains may also be possible through advances in information, incentives, technology, or culture. We have not tested highly specific questions about road safety because we have limited statistical power and imperfect direct data on alcohol or other disturbances, as is typical in studies of human behaviour.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
We have speed limits so hot shots don't barrel into me doing 120.
They dont work.
Originally posted by SCRUFF
reply to post by truthquest
The german autobahn is safe because of their laws. I saw a thing on tv awhile back on the autobahn, if you are ticketed your ticket amount depends on your income. Officer used tailgating as example, one guy gets a $200 ticket and next one gets a $30000 ticket. They don't screw around.
A 2005 study by the German Federal Interior Ministry (Bundesministerium des Innern) indicated that Autobahn sections with unrestricted speed have the same crash record as sections with speed limits.