The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Whose Car Crashes?

Oct 12, 2015

Traffic fatalities overall have declined. But for those who are 25 and older with less than a high school diploma, the rate has increased.

Why? A degree or diploma does not make someone a better driver. But making less money means owning an older car with fewer safety features like side air bags or rear cameras. And the number of trauma centers has declined in poor and rural areas.

The gap between rich and poor shows itself in more than money and wealth.