Steve Chapman on Wrong Lessons From the Metro-North Train Crash

In the aftermath of the deadly Metro-North
train wreck in New York, there was ample fuel for outrage. The
anger was directed at the driver for apparently taking a turn way
too fast—and at the federal government for not mandating technology
to make that impossible. It may seem criminal that the nation’s
railroads haven’t already adopted the technology, but Steve Chapman
says the case for this option is surprisingly weak.

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from Hit & Run

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