On Wed, 14 Sept 2022 at 10:18, TP historyworks@...> wrote:
> And in answer to that perennial question - no, trams don't have crumple
> zones, but cars do.
> In a way modern trams (and railway carriages) do - the anti-climber
buffers under the fibreglass shell are designed to fail first and in some
cases even have springs or oil dampers to absorb crash energy.
Just how did that car manage to get squished between to 15Ts ? That would
have taken some 'special' driving skill. And tram drivers usually develop
an extra sense that enables them to anticipate the stupid things car
drivers do around them.