This is not really a news for me (should not be if you knew physics) but here you have some stats proving it.
Why do you guys think that tall body on big bubbly tires is more safe on the street?
Does higher viewpoint justify it? Does the scare factor induced in other drivers count?
You want safe, you should buy well engineered, heavy, low sitting car.
Make it a black Benz and your’re going to be much safer in Taiwan
[quote]“There is a misconception that SUVs are safer than cars,” says Russ Rader, a spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “That’s not borne out by the crash statistics that we compile each year. Pound for pound, if you’re comparing vehicles of a similar weight, SUVs tend to be less safe than cars.”
10 tips for SUV safety
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