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To: VOA
"...maybe there was no "skid mark" left by the bus trying to avoid collision..."

Just BTW: Modern vehicles with ABS seldom leave skid marks.

25 posted on 12/26/2007 7:10:23 AM PST by Does so (...against all enemies, DOMESTIC and foreign...)
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To: Does so
Just BTW: Modern vehicles with ABS seldom leave skid marks.

Thanks for that mention. I hadn't considered that.

But (and this is a friendly addition!)...
1. My understanding is that with the introduction of ABS, some
drivers now overestimate their stopping distance with these improved
brake systems.
AND
2. In Oklahoma, the new ABS could have been on the truck driven
by Toby Keith's father.
OR...in Oklahoma he could have had a vintage pick-em-up truck like
a 1957 stepside half-ton Chevy...with restored standard brakes, but
not with an ABS system.

I grew up in north-central Oklahoma and even with travels around
the USA, Canada, the UK and Mexicos...I do get just about as much
"machine-lust" when I see a great vintage pick-up truck as when
I would see a very cool Ferrari or Maserti in Los Angeles.

Guess I'm "Old School".
Or maybe even "Old Redneck School"!
26 posted on 12/26/2007 5:46:48 PM PST by VOA
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