Sunday, January 9, 2011

Sudden acceleration (when drivers floor the gas pedal)

Quoting The Wall Street Journal
(from last August):
“Experts at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration examined 58 vehicles involved in sudden-acceleration reports and found data in 35 of them showed the brakes weren't applied at the time of the crash. Data from nine other vehicles showed the brakes were used only in the last moment before impact…

people familiar with the investigation have said the findings point to pedal misapplication—mistakenly hitting the gas instead of the brakes—as a likely cause.”
Click the image & read the rest:
Click the image & read the rest

Back when I took a light hearted look at the “sudden acceleration media hysteria”, I had a pretty good idea that this would be the finding. But, if you think anything as inconsequential as objective facts will deter the utterly corrupt Dim politicians or the predatory lawyers who fund them, think again.

Damn the predatory trial lawyers and every Dim politician funded by them!

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