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Does speed really kill? Sometimes, yes, but when the speed limits are set artificially low, and enforcement is targeted to those areas where the limit is far below traffic speed, then all the speed kills campaign does is keep drivers complacent about paying fines that don't improve safety.
In this video, I investigate the culture and science surrounding speed enforcement in BC, coupled with my trademark Simpsons, Supertroopers, and Family Guy references.
And yes, I'm the FightFightHST guy.
Comments: chris at six7films dot com.
Video Clips Used:
Intro: Global News, Back To The Future [Universal], Supertroopers [Fox Searchlight], Simpsons [Fox].
Motorcycle speeder [Youtube], Bear [RCMP Website].
Germany Comparison: Slapshot [Universal], National Lampoon's European Vacation [Warner Bros.]
Point 1: Simpsons [Fox]
George Carlin [Youtube somewhere]
Cutaways: Simpsons, Supertroopers, Office Space,
Exploding Car: Top Secret [Paramount]
Simon Baker: The Mentalist [Warner]
Grow a Goddamn Moustache: Supertroopers.
Abbotsford crash: Global News, August 8, 2013.
The Police? Nothing?: Family Guy [Fox]
Lions Gate crash: Global News: November 11, 2012.
Cutaways: Youtube [Pawlenty Channel], Simpsons, Office Space.
One Big Pile of Shit: Jurassic Park [Universal]
Crash: Blues Brothers [Universal]
Actual Cop: Youtube
Sea To Sky: Global BC, May 18, 2013.