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Woudln't let me space text when I was that level either, I just used "." to seperate so like.
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but anyways, yeah that sucks brah. I almost got in my first car accident this year but luckily my amazing reaction skills were enough to prevent a crash.
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You have my sympathy, especially for the idiots who were too busy to check to see if anyone was hurt but took time out to yell.
Been in a few accidents. The last one though was a doozy. Brand NEW car (only a month old). A huge piece of tire from a 18-wheeler came flying into the front of my car. There was no way I could miss it. Came out of no where. Scary sh**. Cost several thousand to repair the front of my car but my insurance covered it.
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Maintain an appropriate space cushion next time. Safe and proper driving could have helped you completely avoid that situation. I know how you feel though. I was caught up in a bad collision on the interstate and it was probably the scariest thing I've ever been through.Canvas_Of_Flesh
Yup. It scares the hell out of me how close many drivers follow. There's no need for it, you're not getting anywhere faster.
You should be far enough back that if the person in front of you stops suddenly you have time to decelerate without locking your brakes up. Yes, that means quite a distance at speed and yes people will keep pulling between you and the car you're following, but just fall back.
The more you drive the more you'll realize that you should always expect that the other cars around you are driven by fvcking idiots.
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Yeah as far as I know: if the car in front is stationary, it's your fault as you should be prepared to stop at any time for any reason - like if a pedestrian just randomly and sporadically decides to cross the road.
Sorry to hear about that buddy, sucks because you will be put at fault for this because you were behind him, be prepared for an insurance hike when your policy renews.gamespot4life
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A friend of mines got into one of those crashes last may. Dude got chewed out by his father and the bimbo he hit was trying to milk it by pretending to be hurt cause he had on military fatigues on(he's in the army). You're suppose to remain at least one car's distance behind the car in front of you.
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All in all that that doesn't seem that bad. No one was hurt, that's what's important. To put it in perspective, my first car accident happened a few years ago when I was driving down a mountain road and hit a patch of black ice. I slid off the road, dropped 20 feet into the forest and crashed into a tree. My friend in the back seat wasn't wearing a seat belt and smashed his head through the side window and broke his arm against the door. Basically what I'm saying is, things could have been worse.
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Luckily I have yet to get into a car accident while I was driving, but I have been in 3 car accidents as a passenger. It is no fun.
I hate when people yell at you for stuff like this. My car broke down in the road once. I was alone and didn't have any help moving the car, but I was trying to. Yet I just continued getting yelled at, honked at, and flipped off by people who were driving around me. Seriously, why? Eventually an old couple stopped and helped me. Be nice, people!
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When an accident happens, just call the police and have them come down and take care of it. Never give someone cash/insurance info and expect it to "go away".
I have hit a pedestrian with my car once. THAT was horrible. Guy ran into the street at 3am, I thought I killed him.
Although I am sorry to hear about your car...
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