Sports utility vehicles and older pedestrians

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7522.967-c (Published 20 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:967

Solution must consider psychology of SUV use

  1. David R J Jarrett, consultant geriatrician (DavidDr.Jarrett@porthosp.nhs.uk)
  1. Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO8 OAW

    EDITOR—Simms and O'Neill warn of increasing death and injury from sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and conclude that consumers should be warned of potential risk to pedestrians through notices on these vehicles.1 This solution fails to consider the psychology of SUV drivers, most …

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