Car Crashes


Plane Crashes Make the News, But It's Cars We Should Worry About

When a plane carrying 239 people disappears and everyone is presumed dead, the world's TV networks devote hours of coverage to the tragedy. There seems a genuine attempt to learn from what happened in order to prevent the same death and destruction from ever occurring again. Contrast that to the reaction of death by automobile. In 2010 1,240,000 people died in vehicle crashes across the globe.

Canada's Road Tragedies

The crash that killed 11 people in southwestern Ontario Monday is not the first vehicle collision to claim many lives. Here are a few other notable examples:Oct. 8, 1989: A family reunion turned tragi...