"tearing along the street at a lively rate, dodging people and teams."
- Detroit News
“In two months that summer, 31 people were killed in car crashes and so
many were injured it went unrecorded.”
“It went as fast as 20 miles per hour”
In 1917, Detroit and its suburbs had 65,000 cars on the
road, resulting in 7,171 accidents and 168 fatalities.