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Old 10-05-2007, 11:26 PM   #1
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Stay safe everyone...

Just saw what was likely a nasty accident on the West bound I-10. I'm guessing at least six fire trucks, who knows how many more emergency vehicles, and a helicopter (idling?) across all four lanes. I know many have said they don't feel safe going 55mph, but KE and braking distance goes according to speed squared. A small 20mph increase from 55mph will double the KE and braking distance... Which would be o.k. if people increased the distance between each other proportionally, but they don't IME. They end up in clumps with greater density. Speed alone doesn't kill, but most people don't give each other enough room, and on today's relatively crowded highways, it's kinda hard to do. Like I said, stay safe.
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Old 10-06-2007, 01:38 AM   #2
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I think I call that "accident traffic". When everyone is bunched together, going too fast, and the cars seem "twitchy", my alert system goes way up.

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if it ever snowed(measurable falling snow) in orlando, there would be a state of emergency. Treb could probably attest to the foolishness in this town when it rains. if it ever snows, i'm calling in to work safe(sick). today alone w/ light rain, i saw 3 lone car accidents via sliding from the roadway(not to mention the numerous radio reports).
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Old 10-06-2007, 03:32 PM   #4
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The same thing happens out in Orange County when there's dense fog. 10+ car pileups happen every few years or so. I guess the accident only involved one car.
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a place i yoosta work at had safety slogan contests

i submitted "safety schmafety" but i don't think they ever yoozd it
worked in a PAPER warehouse for a while. anywho, we had fire safety procedures on a poster board. someone "edited" it as follows:

In case of fire... RUN LIKE HELL!
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fire safety???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlLPo...eature=related
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