A mentality similar to when the coyote is chasing the road runner and runs off a cliff he can float weightlessly, until he realizes that he is, in fact, not weightless, at which point he plummets to the ground. Our world: People will do things that they think they can or are safe to do until a tragic accident occurs, telling them otherwise.
Often occurs is Asia. Overloaded trucks traveling roads at high rates of speed. Usually carrying dangerous items like propane cylinders and they are not tied down and falling about the truck.