• 02.26.10

How Many Car Crashes Can You Count on Google Street View?

Google StreetView

This guy found 14, by our count (and two fires). While much has been debated about the desensitizing effect of YouTube videos (and privacy-invading nature of Google Street View–especially in the Europen Union, where Google was just admonished to warn people before sending out its roving cameras), we’re all for people satisfying their rubbernecking cravings via the Web, rather than on the actual road.


About the author

Tyler Gray is the former Editorial Director of Fast Company and co-author of the book The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel and Buy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), out in fall 2014. He previously authored The Hit Charade for HarperCollins and has written for The New York Times, SPIN, Blender, Esquire, and others.