Do you drive your big, selfish, me-first S.U.V. because you think it’s safer? If so, Malcom Gladwell thinks you’re wrong.

S.U.V.s are unsafe because they make their drivers feel safe.  That feeling of safety isn’t the solution; it’s the problem. 

There’s an interesting chart in there with deaths per million cars for a number of vehicles. It’s interesting to see how poorly the S.U.V.s fared.