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NuttyFluffers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-20-04 03:27 PM
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11. not always a bad idea, dropping a gear quickly scares 'em straight
the sudden slowing down without brake lights is a big way to scare them into flying straight. besides, you never know when a car can brake down and suddenly starts to rapidly slow down without the brake lights coming on. there's a reason why you need to leave space in front of you when driving. besides, here in CA he who rear ends is almost default guilty -- shouldn't have been that close in the first place :D a helpful reminder isn't a bad thing. ;)
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  - Drop a gear quickly and then see your lawyer  Vincardog   Nov-20-04 02:54 PM   #1 
  - not always a bad idea, dropping a gear quickly scares 'em straight  NuttyFluffers   Nov-20-04 03:27 PM   #11 
  - A remote controlled super-bright halogen bulb :)  ET Awful   Nov-20-04 02:54 PM   #2 
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  - I like to tap the breaks  Goldeneye   Nov-20-04 02:55 PM   #3 
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     - Your user name  pintobean   Nov-20-04 03:28 PM   #12 
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