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Bollards are Automobile Infrastructure

2023-09-28 20:10:14.889105+02 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Man's case reveals cars slam into storefronts like 7-Eleven with alarming frequency — "This accident doesn't happen if somebody had spent about $800," co-founder of the Storefront Safety Council said.

Over a 15-year period, 6,253 cars crashed into 7-Eleven storefronts in the U.S. - an average of 1.14 per day.

7-Eleven apparently fought in court to withhold that data from the public.

Suburban man's case reveals cars slam into storefronts like 7-Eleven with alarming frequency

Rob Reiter is co-founder of the Storefront Safety Council. He was retained as an expert by Carl's attorneys in this case.

"If you install bollards, you pretty much solve that problem," he said of the danger.

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#Comment Re: Bollards are Automobile Infrastructure made: 2023-09-29 13:41:06.689857+02 by: DaveP

Cars just hate 7-11s. Not the drivers, who are blameless, but the cars themselves.

#Comment Re: Bollards are Automobile Infrastructure made: 2023-09-29 20:41:09.506489+02 by: Dan Lyke

I mean, those 7-11s aren't wearing helmets, and are barely visible.

#Comment Re: Bollards are Automobile Infrastructure made: 2023-09-30 14:43:45.426925+02 by: DaveP

Exactly. Who can blame the cars for slamming into them?

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