The hit-and-run accidents on roads in Victoria and the Lower Mainland recently are alarming.
The only people who think they are safe driving a big car at 50 km/h in a city are drivers themselves. Safety law calls on us to put human and other life at the forefront. A paved road and a car is no excuse to think a driver has unlimited road privileges. A person on a street is deemed a second-class person by too many motorists.
Cars can travel easily at 30 or 40 km/h. It's people who have a hard time going that fast without a technology crutch.
Think about the big risk large moving machines pose to those less protected and less insured who have rights on roadways. I wish road laws reflected that and were respected, putting people ahead of automobile rights.
Air polluters in cars should learn to safely share city roads and airways, or pay much higher taxes and insurance rates as a compromise.
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