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Old 17th May 2007, 22:24   #1
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Cool Bus ramms Vehicles parked in Parking lot.

Guys,this is one awesome pictures taken by this reported for this local news photographer.The City bus seems to be in hurry as usual in Mangalore & loes control & smashes into the parked cars.

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Old 17th May 2007, 22:43   #2
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I am a mangalorean so I understand this scene pretty well. These dastardly characters chould be imprisoned I tell ya...

Hehe, if this is a private bus, the owner is in deep $h!t coz repairing that skoda is not gonna be cheap and that impact looks pretty nasty at it!!! Hope this teaches some lesson to the losers out there.
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, if this is a private bus, the owner is in deep $h!t coz repairing that skoda is not gonna be cheap and that impact looks pretty nasty at it!!! .
Noticed that the Skoda's Airbags have not deployed.. I wonder why..

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God pity the Skoda and Scorpio owners. Looks like the driver dude swerved right to avoid the tanker coming from the opp' side.
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Insane accident..!!!
Damage on Skoda should be huge...Lucky the cars didn't fall of....
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Noticed that the Skoda's Airbags have not deployed.. I wonder why..

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Hmm, a maharastra registered skoda. The airbags did not deploy. Can think of two reasons.
* Engine was switched off... and the sensors were not working. If so makes me wonder whether thats really not something skoda and others should think about!

* The sensors are probably at the bumper level. Makes sense because they would have figured that any frontal collision will first be felt at the bumper level. However in this case the bumper is intact! Its the bonnet that has borne the brunt.

By the way the way those two cars are hanging from the edge it makes for a wierd scenario. Imagine the impact. Mostly people engage either the gear or the hand brakes or both. And yet those two vehicles were almost pushed off the edge.

Little Johny's question : Can we say those two cars are hanging out together?
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Is it co-incidence?? but i guess the bus has an obvious name written on it.

WALK IN TRAVELS ,i know its not funny but still, very much to the situation
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The Scorpio seems to have withstood the impact pretty well from what I see.
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Which is this road?
Thank GOD, there was no people standing around the cars otherwise there could have been casualities.

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... and the bus got parked !
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The Scorpio seems to have withstood the impact pretty well from what I see.
Hmm... Scorpio with its flat wall like back only got a nudge (ok, make that a push) from behind. It did not have to host the bus on its lap. The damned bus decided to sit on the skoda's bonnet. No wonder the hood looks so crumpled.
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I remember once a bus lost control and entered a bar in a shopping complex .. I think it was at/near the same spot.
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Noticed that the Skoda's Airbags have not deployed.. I wonder why..

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Maybe because the engine is switched off & the parking break engaged & the central lock armed.

The bus would have been doing hardly 30-40Kmph, otherwise this could have been worse. That is one skoda that will go for sale very soon.
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Maybe because the engine is switched off & the parking break engaged & the central lock armed.

The bus would have been doing hardly 30-40Kmph, otherwise this could have been worse. That is one skoda that will go for sale very soon.
Ho ..there is defect then , i believe the Air Bags should be armed always irrespective of the locks and engine being ON or OFF and also whether the battery is dead or alive, the air bags should be standalone and be deployed on impact . what do you guys say ?
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Noticed that the Skoda's Airbags have not deployed.. I wonder why..
Actually, airbags do not deploy for all impacts. There was a similar issue raised when some owners conducted some "dharna" in front of Skoda office, I think in Delhi. The response from Skoda was like, "Airbags deploy based on the angle and force of impact, not always" That was laughing stuff for some days, but I did check up with some folks and it turned out to be true.
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