View Single Post
Old 07-02-2008, 03:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
gascort's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 548

Gascort RIP - '93 Ford Escort Wagon
90 day: 43.01 mpg (US)

WifesCruze - '11 Chevrolet Cruze LT
90 day: 31.1 mpg (US)
Thanks: 14
Thanked 25 Times in 16 Posts
Exclamation Count of actual accidents caused by ecomodding, eco-driving or hypermiling

I've gotten way too many emails in the past couple days / heard way too much bad press on the radio regarding hypermiling. This AAA release has everyone in a fuss, since apparently AAA is the same as God when it comes to cars.

Could we get an actual count of accidents / near accidents caused by anyone on here's hypermiling mods or techniques? I'll keep a tally on this post as long as anyone replies to it. You may share stories of yours or trustworthy acquaintances who actually know a little of what they're doing behind the wheel.
If anyone's lost control due to power steering loss, almost run over a kid because of no power brakes (like if you EOC'd for more than 2 minutes!!???), had a blowout after inflating tires above factory specs, let me know! member accidents: None so far!! member safety-comprimised incidents: None so far!!

Gasoline, Wind, Solar, Gravity Hybrid-to-be!

Last edited by gascort; 07-02-2008 at 05:40 PM..
  Reply With Quote