In the final moments before a car crash, is it wise to release the brake to allow yourself better position to brace for impact?

Having seen many accidents, having worked IT for an Insurance Company and had to review images and videos of the accidents, one stands out to me.There was dashcam video of a car that lost control. You could see in one screen what happened outside, and then the other screen you

What is the relative safety of bicycling versus other modes of transportation?

Probably the best answer I have seen on cycling safety is this article:http://www.copenhagenize.com/201...The gist appears to be this:  Cycling is more hazardous than driving, at the moment, but you are more likely to die

Are your survival chances better in a high speed car crash or a plane crash?

Car crash, for sure. If you're in the front seat, you have airbags. Also, you're wearing a three-point seat belt. In a plane, you're only wearing a lap belt. (The flight attendants get a proper 4-point belt.) Also, it's rare for car crashes to take place at over 40 MPH or so, while it's

What is the relative safety of bicycling versus other modes of transportation?

Probably the best answer I have seen on cycling safety is this article:http://www.copenhagenize.com/201...The gist appears to be this:  Cycling is more hazardous than driving, at the moment, but you are more likely to die earlier if you

In the final moments before a car crash, is it wise to release the brake to allow yourself better position to brace for impact?

Having seen many accidents, having worked IT for an Insurance Company and had to review images and videos of the accidents, one stands out to me.There was dashcam video of a car that lost control. You could see in one screen what happened

What caused the Russian Airbus A321 crash over Sinai?

There is very little data available in the public domain so far. What is 'known' is thatThe plane lost speed quicklyThe loss of speed was in advance of loss of heightThere were a number of seconds of this before data was lostThere was