What Would A Society Be Without Cars?

1939 WordsNov 17, 20148 Pages
“The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound” Says Marshall McLuhan. What would a society be without cars? Chaos, without cars it would be chaos, there would be overcrowded train stations without enough room for everyone, pushing and shoving trying to find their way onto the train. Buses with no available seats, taxis with crazy high fares, no need for that we had the handy dandy car at our reach. What would happen if you leave your infant child in the car one morning as you go into the gas station a couple seconds, and when you turn around your car and child are missing? Genesis Hailey knows this all too well because she was the baby who was once stolen in a carjacking. Her mother went to a gas station with her daughter in the car she got off the car for a couple seconds to pay gas. As she turned around a man was hopping into her car leaving with child in the backseat not realizing she was there. After searching for about 6 hours Genesis was found by a jogger who stumbled upon her while doing her morning jog. When found she had no sustaining injuries just a couple ant bites. Not only your car but your child as well could be in danger. It would be hard to deal with something like that. Cars have many features, for example the way they are designed, safety, and even convenience, it is even good for the economy. The features in a car can make or break the model. Features are a big part of what
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