Planes Trains and Automobiles: Statistics and You

The media has focused a lot of attention on the number of recent international plane crashes. CTV News for example, has published an article titled “2014 plane crash fatalities already double those of 2013”. Additional reports state that people are nervous in the wake of these tragedies and may be reconsidering their travel plans involving […]

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Slower Traffic Keep Right: Highway Safety and Left Lane Bandits

There is a growing consensus that the BC Government’s pre-occupation with speed limits on our highways is more political than empirical; that is, the focus appears to be more on revenue maximization than safety per se. As already written in the January 9, 2014 article, “Roadside Justice or Injustice”, when speed limits are arbitrary, they […]

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