29 February, 2012

Good News

On average, two children die and about 50 are injured every week when someone accidentally backs over them in a vehicle... NY Times article about requiring rear-view cameras.

Good news because it makes drivers responsible for their vehicle.
"I didn't see..." should no longer be an acceptable answer to destroying human life.

I've talked about "backovers" before. But technology can not remove the inherent danger of large heavy objects moving, or replace the keen attention it requires to operate this machinery.

I offer as the "good news" FAIL of the leap-day---