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Old 02 Oct 2009, 09:46 pm   #10 (permalink)
Jeff Strickland
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Default Re: Brakes unable to stop runaway Lexus in California?


"Sir F. A. Rien" <jaSPAMc@gbr.online.com> wrote in message
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> "Jeff Strickland" <crwlrjeff@yahoo.com> found these unused words:
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>>"john" <johngdole@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>news:856b26a6-caca-4e44-959b-7f014e36a29c@r24g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
>>So slamming on the brakes enough to cause tires to catch fire still
>>can't stop the car? That's scary!
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>>"In a 911 call, one of the passengers said the Lexus was speeding at
>>120 m.p.h., and witnesses said the carís tires were on fire when it
>>crashed Ė possibly from the driver slamming on the brakes."
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>>http://www.freep.com/article/2009093...k-accelerators
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>><JS>
>>I'm thinking the driver must have rode the brakes far longer than was
>>needed to stop the car. I have to wonder how ling it took him to figure
>>out
>>that the gas pedal was stuck ...

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> I wonder why none of the CAFA idiots had the brains to either shift out of
> gear [to hell with a blown engine] or just turn OFF the ignition!
>
> Shows the 'quality' of current driver education in CAFA Land ... !
>



CAFA?

The driver was a CHP officer, one likes to think he would have been trained
on stopping a car in an emergency.







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