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103 Post author: PhilGoetz 26 August 2010 09:07PM

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Comment author: Spectral_Dragon 15 February 2012 09:15:20AM 0 points [-]

Yes, as human beings we're great at compensating. When anti-lock brakes were introduced, it made it safer to drive. Accidents stayed the same, since people drove more recklessly - they were after all safer now, weren't they?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_compensation