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Old 12-12-2012, 11:11 AM   #32861
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disagree. she should not have swerved so severely as to roll, when an a deer is in the road. maximum brake, minimum swerve and brace.

Chance of injury to her and others is way increased in rolling her car, than otherwise. IMO, all young drivers should be taught this lesson (will not say it is a 'basic' lesson, but general defense driving.) This is more important as the size of the animal gets smaller. a 16 YO girl would likely swerve like this for a raccoon too, which is not a good idea, Acura or not.


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Let me rephrase: The roll happened in such a way she was not injured. It was a good circumstance for what it was.

I do agree that a hard enough swerve to roll a car is pretty frickin' extreme, though.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:00 PM   #32862
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Let me rephrase: The roll happened in such a way she was not injured. It was a good circumstance for what it was.

I do agree that a hard enough swerve to roll a car is pretty frickin' extreme, though.
it is a lot easier to lose control and flip a car than you think. it's not one quick turn and flip, it can be a slight turn and then fish tailing back and forth until you flip. happens a lot just by someone over correcting on the highway.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:10 PM   #32863
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Agree with above.....

While I am by no means a professional driver, I have done many HPDS track events. And even with that experience it is VERY easy to lose the backend in an emergency swerve manuver and then get stuck counter stearing until you randomly hit something. I say random because it is just that.

Cars are designed best to handle front on collisions. Brake hard and brace!! Most I will do is one lane change left or right.

Example....couple years back a cat was crossing the road late at night....I did not flinch and did not swerve...only braked. Unfortunately I killed the cat. My passenger was upset with me for not swerving. I replied that swerving is the single best way to lose control of the car and cause us harm.

Living in Amish country PA....the absolute ONLY time I will swerve is if the obstruction in the road is human, then I will take my chances of a roll over to avoid manslaughter. (horse and buggy / amish on bicycle)
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:11 PM   #32864
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I've seen a video of a prefacelift e46 trying to do a "J" turn and it flipped like it was pulled by a rope
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:13 PM   #32865
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it is a lot easier to lose control and flip a car than you think. it's not one quick turn and flip, it can be a slight turn and then fish tailing back and forth until you flip. happens a lot just by someone over correcting on the highway.
My buddy flipped his Xterra heading back to school one year. Just hit some black ice and ended up fish tailing a bit then rolling it a few times...

As far as avoiding animals, it was a big thing in drivers ed for us as that tends to be much more of an occurrence out her in the country than other city concerns. We were always taught to hit the brakes hard, stay on your current path, and steer as best you can to try and avoid the animal if you can. Having the car to take the impact is a much better thing than swerving hard to avoid and end up flipping a few times then slamming into a tree.

She's lucky to have survived. I know people who swerve to avoid a squirrel....all this reminds me I need to put in my order for my plate bumper to put on the truck.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:14 PM   #32866
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She's lucky to have survived. I know people who swerve to avoid a squirrel....all this reminds me I need to put in my order for my plate bumper to put on the truck.
whats worse is braking for flying birds.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:23 PM   #32867
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:42 PM   #32868
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whats worse is braking for flying birds.
I have a vivid recollection of driving to Salt Lake in HS and getting up to 100 for a while and the surprising thud of something hitting the windshield...that made the count: windshield-1 stupid bird-0
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:50 PM   #32869
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so much wrong with that

Although it sounds like his cousin found a scapegoat for her screwing around
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