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    Thread: 101 yr old driver hits 11 people and blames this on the brakes

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      08-30-2012 02:48 PM #1
      About the only good news here is he's decided to quit driving now or so I think.


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      08-30-2012 03:14 PM #3
      My brakes failed. The only reason I stopped was by the sheer drag of having 11 children pressing against my bumper. Thank god they were there.
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      08-30-2012 03:21 PM #5
      "The brakes failed/didn't work" is old person speak for "I pressed the wrong pedal."
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      08-30-2012 03:26 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Clarkson View Post
      My brakes failed. The only reason I stopped was by the sheer drag of having 11 children pressing against my bumper. Thank god they were there.
      This elicited a laugh from me, followed by remorse for laughing.
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    7. 08-30-2012 03:26 PM #7
      They never throw the book at these geriatrics no matter the carnage. It's like they have a free pass.
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      08-30-2012 03:29 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Waarp View Post
      They never throw the book at these geriatrics no matter the carnage. It's like they have a free pass.
      The stress from this alone will probably be the end of the guy anyway..
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      08-30-2012 03:30 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by 03GTI4Me View Post
      This elicited a laugh from me, followed by remorse for laughing.
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      08-30-2012 03:35 PM #10
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      08-30-2012 04:04 PM #12
      Any person over the age of 70 should have their license taken from them.
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      08-30-2012 04:05 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by derekjl View Post
      Any person over the age of 70 should have their license taken from them.
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      08-30-2012 04:30 PM #15
      Your a real genius! I suppose you dont mind taking these 70+ year old people to do their errands.
      I have, my grandmother is legally blind so she doesn't drive. I can promise you there are other thing you are going to be wanting to do.

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      08-30-2012 04:30 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Waarp View Post
      They never throw the book at these geriatrics no matter the carnage. It's like they have a free pass.

      its sad, but i agree. how is a man at the age of 101 any more competent then a 12yr old driving.

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      08-30-2012 04:33 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by gnavs View Post
      Carolyn Costello is hot.
      Yeah, WTF they lead in with 2 sec of here to go into the story. Who edited that YouTube clips

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      08-30-2012 04:38 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by derekjl View Post
      Any person over the age of 90 should be put down like ole yeller

      FTFY

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      08-30-2012 04:44 PM #19
      The guy's only 100. He doesn't turn 101 until next week.

      In CA, folks over 70 have to renew their license annually and in person.
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      08-30-2012 04:45 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      The guy's only 100. He doesn't turn 101 until next week.

      In CA, folks over 70 have to renew their license annually and in person.
      And may God have mercy on all the innocent souls who perish on their drive over to the DMV.

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      08-30-2012 04:47 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Chmeeee View Post
      "The brakes failed/didn't work" is old person speak for "I pressed the wrong pedal."
      Exactly

    22. 08-30-2012 04:54 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Waarp View Post
      They never throw the book at these geriatrics no matter the carnage. It's like they have a free pass.
      I mean, but hell, the dude is 101 years old, I mean let's say they threw the book at him and gave him life in prison. What's that going to be? A week maybe?

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      08-30-2012 04:56 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Ajackz View Post
      Your a real genius! I suppose you dont mind taking these 70+ year old people to do their errands.
      I have, my grandmother is legally blind so she doesn't drive. I can promise you there are other thing you are going to be wanting to do.
      "Thanks for life, grandma, now scram!"
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      08-30-2012 04:59 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by VDub2625 View Post
      "Thanks for life, grandma, now scram!"
      Your grandma was a surrogate for your fetus and birthed you?

    25. 08-30-2012 05:01 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Chmeeee View Post
      "The brakes failed/didn't work" is Kia Driver speak for "I pressed the wrong pedal."
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      08-30-2012 05:07 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by derekjl View Post
      Any person over the age of 70 should have their license taken from them.
      You don't know that many "older" people, do ya?
      My dad's 66 and he will still be working full-time for a bit, and he probably drives better than you.

      My great-uncle stopped driving at 95, and not because he became bad at it, but because he didn't want to be in an accident, even if it wasn't his fault, yet have the blame pointed at him because he was 95.

      People age different, and yes, there are many bluehairs that should be taking the bus, but there's a large number who don't suck.

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      08-30-2012 05:07 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      Your grandma was a surrogate for your fetus and birthed you?
      Must I explain this, really?
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    28. 08-30-2012 05:35 PM #28
      He doesn't look all together there. Some old people drive fine, some don't but they could simply test their driving ability every 5 years or so.

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      08-30-2012 05:40 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by VDub2625 View Post
      Must I explain this, really?
      Yes I want to know how your grandma gave YOU a life.
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      08-30-2012 05:41 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      Yes I want to know how your grandma gave YOU a life.
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      08-30-2012 05:45 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Nubbin View Post
      What? I'm not saying he shouldn't respect his grandma. But I think it's odd to thank your grandma for giving you life.

      Do you thank your ancestors from hundreds of years ago for the life try gave you?
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      08-30-2012 05:46 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      What? I'm not saying he shouldn't respect his grandma. But I think it's odd to thank your grandma for giving you life.

      Do you thank your ancestors from hundreds of years ago for the life try gave you?
      In our culture (Chinese)?

      Yes, we do.
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    33. 08-30-2012 05:47 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by hipster. View Post
      Yes I want to know how your grandma gave YOU a life.
      hipsters love to point out technicalities. This is hardly a technicality unless you are defining it as directly giving him a life, which she still kind of did do...

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      08-30-2012 05:50 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Chileno View Post
      logical love to point out technicalities. This is hardly a technicality unless you are defining it as directly giving him a life, which she still kind of did do...
      FTFY

      She didn't kind of give him life, that's not how life is given. I'm sorry.
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      08-30-2012 05:51 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Nubbin View Post
      In our culture (Chinese)?

      Yes, we do.
      Didn't know VDub was Chinese.
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