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Re: crash tests

> Sorry, Huw.  Your reasoning is flawed. 
> Imagine a car striking an immovable barricade. 

No barricades involved, so why "imagine" any?

>  In effect, each car becomes the other car's immovable barricade.

Nope.  In the 60/0 collision, the CAR being hit ends up moving at 30 mph
(less friction losses to the road) in the direction the 60 mph car was
going.  Try it any time.  maybe with something cheaper than cars, and
slower, and smaller...

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250