[LINK] OT: Speed, acceleration or something else? [WAS] Mobile phone use set to be banned in vehicles - nanny state??

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Fri Feb 11 11:49:15 AEDT 2011

David Boxall wrote:

>Is it really speed or acceleration? Isn't it more that, when other
things change, we don't? Isn't it more accurate to say that inertia

Ok.  Isn't it actually the differential displacement of body components
that kills you?  Internally, you aren't stretchy enough so things
rupture and don't return to their pre-impact alignments.  This is
getting gruesome, but continue, I'm sure it's illuminating. :)

- Jim


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