A lot of people get killed by cars. Drivers get killed. Their passengers get killed. Pedestrians get killed. And, of course, cyclists get killed.
Automobile proponents, in defense of their preferred mode of transportation, say that cars don’t kill, drivers do. Isn’t that a lot like what the pro-gun faction in the U.S. says — that guns don’t kill, people do.
While statements like that sound very clever at first, they are really quite inaccurate. People, whether drivers or not, do kill. But, they have a great deal of difficulty killing without a weapon such as a gun or a car. Continue reading ….