Monthly Archives: October 2013

TAC blunders energy maths

We see the abuse of science to give legitimacy to a propaganda program in “I swear to tell the truth, part of the truth, the convenient part of the truth”.  The selling of safety in Australia. But even the mathematics … Continue reading

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“I swear to tell the truth, part of the truth, the convenient part of the truth”. The selling of safety in Australia.

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is a government road accident insurer in Victoria Australia.  It is involved in the promotion of behavioral initiatives including the issue of vehicle speed particularly in this example about motorcycles. Their speed campaigns are backed … Continue reading

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Selective science in road risk: energy and speed cameras

Many safety issues are bolstered with facts and figures and scientific terms designed to convince the reader of their merit. An example is this from the Department of Justice in Victoria, Australia that has produced a web page with the … Continue reading

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Dumb ways to die still not working

The updated statistics show that ‘dumb ways to die’ is still not working.  Of course it will not work. Since being launched in quarter 4, 2012, nothing has changed.  Nothing will change. Like the $719 million dollars the TAC (Transport … Continue reading

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