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Cars with no driver deaths

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by Barklikeadog, May 29, 2018.

  1. Barklikeadog

    Barklikeadog Active Member

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    If you are concerned about safety, there are several autos on the roads that have zero driver deaths year after year.
    Tesla isn't on the list.
     
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    These 11 Vehicles Had No Driver Deaths

    I won't buy a gas or diesel car no matter how safe it is. I have no interest in a Pickup truck, SUV, or otherwise off road oriented vehicle.

    Tesla is plenty safe enough for me, way safer than a Leaf or Prius.
     
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    That list is problematic because it is too exacting on specific model and drive type.

    With Tesla you have anything from a Model S 60 all the way to a P100DL which is significantly quicker/faster. The vast majority of the fatalities are high speed crashes.

    It's kinda telling that all the S class cars from Audi aren't there, or the M3/M4/M5 from BMW.

    Plus that kind of list doesn't give any indication of miles driven. So I'd rather see a list of lowest fatalities per miles with a minimum number of miles driven.
     
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    Ok.

    Looks like the Jeep Cherokee 4x4 has had 0 driver deaths for several years and there are hundreds of thousands on the roads racking up the miles.
     
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    Ok. The Jeep Cherokee forum is that way -----> 2014+ Jeep Cherokee Forums
     
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    It's what I get for posting in reply to a straw man argument. Like I said I don't want a gas or diesel car and the only cars with 0 deaths are something on that list.

    you and I are wasting time replying to someone that clearly wanted to derail a thread.
     
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    A Jeep Grand Cherokee killed Chekov.

    Jeep that killed 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin was flagged for safety problems

    He was an irresponsible owner, unfortunately. As are these people using AP in ways it’s not intended.
     
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    Yes. I said “Jeep Grand Cherokee”. But you proved the point. But in general, “Jeep” has been involved in fatal accidents.
     
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    bmah Moderator, Model S / Model X Forums

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    Moderator note: The first nine posts of this thread originally appeared in a thread about a Model S crash in Laguna Beach, CA.

    Bruce.
     
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    Ehm, if I have not overlooked something, Tesla is not on that list at all ….

    Seems to be 2014 data - to few Teslas at the time?
     
  12. malcolm

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    #12 malcolm, Jun 9, 2018
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    Which would mean something if cars and people remain consistent over time.

    Entropy and fatigue are two factors which work against this.

    The best you can have is the: No fatalities for X years.

    But it's meaningless going forward.

    Much like rolling a die and saying: No 2 encountered in the last 7 throws and assuming that predicts something.
     

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