Transport: Four Frictions

"Children should be seen and not hurt," pleads a roadside poster in a current upstate New York highway safety drive. Last week Commissioner William F. Carey of New York City's Sanitation Department, which operates more vehicles (3,000) than any other municipal department, declared that such temporary safety drives are not "worth a darn." Having tried them without success the Sanitation Department two years ago formed a permanent safety division whose sole job is to decrease accidents by rigorous investigation and constant regulation. Since then, accidents to the department's trucks have...

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