University of Iowa law professor Greg Shill has done research on how the US legal system has been lax in enforcing laws on driving with disastrous consequences for all others on the road.
He lists down several areas of law where motorists are given leeway and where law enforcement tends to let them go from what should be considered a serious offense.
“Rules from virtually every field of law that codify subsidies for driving, including dangerous driving, should be repealed,” Shill writes. “These laws are not the root cause of automobile supremacy, but they armor it in law and give it agency of its own.”
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