quote: According to the article, hundreds of people make this mistake every year. So its not some 'stupid ass parent'.
quote: The new regulations, which were proposed in December 2010, aim to eliminate blind spots in vehicles by improving overall visibility or adding backup cameras... It is also a response to the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Act, which is a 2008 law named after a young boy who was accidentally ran over by his father , and was meant to address such issues.
quote: BS. I STILL remember the first time my parents caught me playing in the street. I can tell you one thing, I sure as hell never did it again.But now capital punishment is all but illegal
quote: I hope you mean corporal punishment... Unless you're the ghost of Reclaimer77? :-P
quote: This is meant to save the lives of numerous innocent kids that are backed over. But lets not worry about them shall we, just for your convenience.
quote: But lets not worry about them shall we, just for your convenience.
quote: Yes let us not worry. How about instead we let the people with the children worry.
quote: Put this right along with the tire pressure monitoring systems for lazy morons who can't be bothered to check their tires.
quote: How about the people with the children worrying about YOU backing over their children? Didn't think of that one, huh...
quote: Yeah because any time you're out driving, you should pull over and check your tires every -- let's say -- minute or so. Otherwise, you might miss the moment you run over a piece of metal on the road and one of your tires starts deflating...
quote: It must be nice to not be human. Unfortunately, we actual humans are prone to making mistakes - no matter how much we strive not to. Personal responsibility doesn't un-flatten an extra-flat brat...