Dr. Gridlock: The Problem With SUVs

Readers write in from both sides of the SUV debate.
July 22, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"I realize that many owners of SUVs and pickups prefer to drive such large vehicles because they are safer in a crash. That's fine. But the size and height of SUVs puts other drivers at greater risk. So it's only fair that SUV drivers accept more responsibility for protecting other drivers...It seems to be the politically correct thing these days to knock SUVs, but what about semis, panel trucks, dump trucks and even large pickups and minivans?"

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, July 21, 2003 in The Washington Post
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