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RE: Pulled over!

To get rid of tailgaters, I really like hitting the brakes and
accelerator at the same time. Brake lights come on, front of car
nosedives bringing rear end up and the car maintains speed so the bozo
doesn't hit you. 


>From: 	Andrew Duane USG/PE[SMTP:duane@zk3.dec.com]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, July 16, 1996 6:41 AM
>To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	Re: Pulled over!
>Hairy green toads from Mars made James A. Zwahlen say:
>> One day I was headed to work on snow packed roads, doing about 50mph,
>> in a 55mph zone, and believe me, it was the safest max speed under
>> these conditions (no Q in the '93).  Some jerk in a Pontiac Gran Am was
>> tail-gating me, I mean really close, with no hopes of passing.  So I
>> just flipped the rear fog light on.  It freaked him so bad he just
>> backed off about 20 car lengths, and kept his distance the rest of the
>> trip. I really don't recommend doing this, but 'do as I say, not as I do!'
>We've found that the rear fog lamp does indeed work wonders on
>tailgaters.  Angela uses it at least once or twice a week to get
>some jerk off her bumper.
>I rely on the old morse-code system: 3 quick taps of the brake lights.
>Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7)			duane@zk3.dec.com
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