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Re: What's the scariest car failure you've had while driving?

Originally Posted by JoeyC View Post
Shot along in my Micra with my fat mate in the passenger seat, breaking distances are double if hes in your car! was on the way to thorpe park on the M25, with my mates feista in front, we were both hitting 80-90mph, when we both had realised we needed to turn off, he left it a bit late to break but stopped just after the line as no cars were infront,i were a bit too close to him, broke late... at 80MPH, with this fat guy in the car, it just didnt want to stop. the wheels didnt even lock up (no abs). i ended up having to swerve around my mate infront and ended up near the path of the cars on the round about. Had only been driving a couple of weeks so really am taking it easy now!
Thats not a failure, thats poor driving. There's a big difference.

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