Comment 31126

By Ryan (registered) - website | Posted May 18, 2009 at 21:38:37

Mr Meister wrote:

the lack of common sense drives me nuts.

"Common sense is that which tells us the world is flat." -- Stuart Chase

Why would you want to increase your risk of getting hit by a car?

Your assumptions about safety and risk, however commonsensical, are incorrect. In streets that have been redesigned for shared space, the rate of collisions, injuries and deaths have fallen close to zero.

the first law that should be changed is the one that is broken the most and by most accounts that would be theft.

Really? Most people, most of the time, do not steal cars. Theft is extremely rare compared to, say, rolling through stop signs or speeding, which very large majorities of people commit regularly.

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