Thursday May 28, 2020

Let’s not rush to judgment over SUVs on our streets

The recent catastrophe in Berlin which claimed the lives of four pedestrians has redoubled scrutiny of SUVs, but that’s not the full story

15th September, 2019

You may have heard about the tragic crash that took place in Berlin last week, in which a car mounted the footpath and four pedestrians lost their lives. The precise details of the crash are, at the time of writing, still unknown, though it is believed to have been an accident rather than a deliberate act.

One detail was seized upon immediately, first by Stephan von Dassel, the district mayor of Berlin-Mitte, and then by...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Many of us have achieved a new life balance that might just be the real ‘new normal’

Sharyn McAndrew | 1 week ago

Property firms such as QRE are dealing with the coronavirus lockdown by trying to maintain some normality in their day-to-day business

Conor Whelan | 2 weeks ago

Hardline opposition to EU solidarity in funding the cost of Covid-19 is driven by German allergy to ‘imprudent’ spending, and by Dutch politicians fearing the transfer of funds to southern countries would provoke a far-right backlash

Barry J Whyte | 1 month ago