“Smart” isn’t the brand name I’d use to describe a vehicle like this.
woman who died in hospital after a collision between her car and a motorcycle in Surrey has been named as Freda Lawry.
The crash between the Smart car and the bike happened on 27 January on the A245 Byfleet Road in Cobham…
The motorcyclist, a man in his 30s, was taken to George’s Hospital in Tooting, where he remains in a serious, but stable condition, Surrey Police said.
President Obama’s mandate for vehicles to reach 54 miles-per-gallon over the next few years means that more people will needlessly die. And that’s not me guessing, that’s the National Highway Transportation Safety Agency.
In order for auto makers to hit the government imposed mileage standards new cars will have to lose weight. Strong metals like steel will be replaced with light weight metals or plastics. But while these cars of the future will get great gas mileage they will also have less bulk to protect drivers and passengers from injury or death in a crash.