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Old 09 January 2010, 06:52   #11
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It's part of the Westcountry Highway Code. When the sh*t hits the fan, bail out.

I suppose it was an instinctive reaction. The Fiasco was gathering quite a bit of speed when it went around the corner. Who knows what it was heading for.
Do you think it was staged? I don't video out my upstairs windows often... or had he already seen some interesting "driving" there and was just waiting for a victim.
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Old 09 January 2010, 07:01   #12
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Do you think it was staged?
No, Ice on block paved roads is proving to be treacherous. The two guys walking at the beginning of the clip were struggling to stay upright. I reckon the person with the camera knew it was bad and that the first car to attempt to drive over it was going to get into trouble.
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pretty devious camera bloke though
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i wonder how they will get on on there insurance, i bet they will try to wriggle on that one
They may well try. I was sat at work one night and there was a big bang on the street. I rushed out to find that the shop next door had collapsed into the street, rubble everywhere. The building was demolished by the Authorities that night but not until they pulled a car out of it. Some bloke had had a fit and drove into the shopfront at 50mph. Insurance claim took years, they tried to claim their client died before the impact, thus voiding the policy (dead can't be insured ?). Sneaky feckers, didn't work though.
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Old 09 January 2010, 08:07   #15
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pretty devious camera bloke though
If you check out You Tube you'll find the unedited version. Apparently, the couple in the car were warned not to drive on the the cul-de-sac.
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there priceless, there was a thing in the news about a woman who had her house rebuilt after a fire on insurance, then they wanted the money back because they found out she had a criminal record from about 20 years ago
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they tried to claim their client died before the impact, thus voiding the policy (dead can't be insured ?). Sneaky feckers, didn't work though.
Now that is clever!!!
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