Thursday, May 27, 2010

Risk Management: It's Personal, too

Almost exactly 10 years ago, I was involved in a pretty bad auto accident. A young lady who wasn't paying attention thought she could beat a light, and - both cars travelling about 45 miles per hour - we collided almost head-on. Both cars were totalled.

We both walked away.

Undoubtedly, the fact that both vehicles were roughly the same size and weight helped, but I credit the fact that we were both wearing seat and shoulder belts as the primary reason we lived, let alone walked away with nary a scratch.

It's really this simple:

[Hat Tip: Ace of Spades]
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