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The train driver is not alone responsible for higher train safety, but it is certainly true that following safety rules is more stringently required and controlled, as well as a larger part of the job. Meanwhile, if there is an accident, much more people are at risk and the kinetic energy to be absorbed in the crash is orders of magnitudes greater.

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One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Mon Nov 19th, 2007 at 06:52:02 AM EST
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