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Old 06-28-2010, 10:01 AM   #50 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Old Tele man View Post
...MASS wins the impact game, unfortunately.
Only in head-on collisions.
Rear-end Large Truck Crashes - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Plus, mass tends to cause the impact: 1/2 the weight = 1/2 the braking distance = no impact. No impact > "winning" impact

Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?

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