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Side impact (was teen driving)

>There is something to be said for size and sheer steel

Oh yeah! Lemme tell ya, mass is what kicks ass. 

>PS:Anyone see the side impact testing results?  They _rated_ the cars
>What's sad is all the cars passed, even the Cavalier, in which it was
>estimated that "severe trauma and injury, with likely death" was the

That's a PASS?! Shit, I could do better on a $15 used 1970 ten speed
bicycle. I might get "severe abrasions, potential broken limbs, with a
possibility of death if folded under front wheel", but my 10 speed could
pass that test too! (New saftey innovation?)

brooks		-fort collins/laporte area, n. colorado-
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