Driving a car is one of the safer things you can do.
We are saturated with messages about how dangerous it is to drive. This is not true. The facts say otherwise. Hence my example that the fatality risk of using stairs is 100 times greater.
Rate of deaths from stairs = 56 fatalities per 100 million miles.
Rate of deaths driving a car = 0.56 fatalities per 100 million miles.
As the proposed title says "driving a car is of the safer things you can do" which runs totally counter to the common mis-perception.