Shame you didn't start that in 1993 before removing the driver aids! Oh, and before young Max takes all credit these deaths and the serious crash of Rubens Barrichelle led to the immediate reforming of the Drivers Association, they may have had the odd input to safety.
For his next gag:
Prompted by our post-imola response, we became aware that road vehicle crash tests in Europe had not been updated since 1974. A major campaign was launched to change this. We succeeded in forcing legislative change in Europe to develop new front- and side -impact crash tests
Natually he's an unsung hero on this as he is not mentioned on the Euro Ncap website and the claim is that the initiative was instigated by the UK department of transport. Coupled with my dodgy memory telling me that if was Top Gear (or one of their competitor shows) that forced the Governments around Europe to wake up and take notice, I don't remember anyone mentioning Max...
Still at least he's said he's championed fuel economy, apart from the fact that fuel restrictions were removed in 1994 in the first rule changes he had a chance to effect!
However, despite all this I think the most disappointing moment for most of his friends/colleagues is in Bro's first post where he says: