[lug] Breaking braking?
bgiles at coyotesong.com
Wed Jul 14 10:14:02 MDT 2010
On 07/14/2010 09:41 AM, Calvin Dodge wrote:
>> If that is the case, then unless the brakes failed, I don't know how the
>> 'cars' could cause the accidents.
>> And why don't the people have the presence of mind to:
>> 1) shift into nutral
>> 2) turn the key off
>> 3) apply the ebrake
> It's called "panic".
As an aside, anyone who doesn't think 'panic' is an excuse has never
actually, you know, panicked. A lot of geeks seem to think it's a
character flaw or something, not something deep that tosses you around
like a chew toy in my old dog's mouth. I don't know how Calvin meant
his comment but I wanted this on the record.
(I've never had a full panic, just two baby ones. One was kayak safety
training where I was upside down and underwater. Underwater doesn't
bother me, but being upside down for long enough that the cold water ran
into my nasal passages /did/. I had no idea it would hit me so hard.)
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