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Old 19th September 2009, 00:07   #3541
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Could be an Accent or an Esteem, not too sure!
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Old 19th September 2009, 00:11   #3542
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Any guesses for the body frame of the car in the second pic?
i think its an I20


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Old 19th September 2009, 00:12   #3543
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The disguised car is an accent. the rear window of esteem has a quarter glass that is absent in this car. Next is the size of rear door.
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Old 19th September 2009, 00:40   #3544
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I actually did that twice - once to my cousin sis and once to my then fiancee (now wife). Both were arguing about seat belt now required if we are not going fast (highway speed). I then braked just a little hard (after checking no one was behind me for a good distance) which immediately gave them a little jerk - hard enough to scare them a bit and not so hard that they hit something. Then I smiled and said "That's why you need seat belts"
I performed the same trick on my friend too, He wares seatbelts only on highways and not when the car is moving slow in the city, I was driving at 10kmph, told him to look at the speedo and told him to be prepared for a sudden braking, After hitting the breaks hard, he looked at me with a sheepish smile and wore the seat belt!

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I had been asked by one of my relatives: "Why do we need to wear seat-belts? Even though they have an elastic action, they are so loose. How they can protect us during an accident? Stupid thing and a stupid rule."

He didn't even know that the belts would lock up when it is pulled out quickly - to prevent the occupant from hitting the steering wheel or dash.
Try the method that i used on my friend, It really works
If they still refuse, tell them that you don't like the dashboard damaged when their head hits it when you break hard! Teach them the hard way
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Old 19th September 2009, 01:02   #3545
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An I20 coming at around 60-70 kmph coming from left to right lane just went and climbed the central verge .It had to be lifted up and moved to the sid eof the road.The whole engine / gearbox is in bad shape .As the gear was not engaging , car was starting but blew up tons of smoke and it is a petrol 1.2 .
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Old 19th September 2009, 02:54   #3546
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Any guesses for the body frame of the car in the second pic?
Hyundai Verna.

The central console is slightly tilted towards the driver and has the wooden trim also the rear right door lock is partly visible.
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Old 20th September 2009, 15:04   #3547
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A pillon rider lost his life after the bike was hit from behind by a unidentified car. The bike rider managed to escape with few injuries. It happened early morning 5 AM on the Bangalore International Airport Road. Bangalore Mirror had carried the news, September 20, 2009, Page 3.

May his soul RIP.
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Old 20th September 2009, 15:14   #3548
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A pillon rider lost his life after the bike was hit from behind by a unidentified car. The bike rider managed to escape with few injuries. It happened early morning 5 AM on the Bangalore International Airport Road. Bangalore Mirror had carried the news, September 20, 2009, Page 3.

May his soul RIP.
That is been hit bad really. I guess it a Hunk Bike? Early Morning 5AM and high speeds I guess. I havent read the article, but I guess the driver wore helmet and the pillion didnt? I lost a close friend same way. BMTC bus hit them when they were at a signal on MG Road. Driver with helmet escaped with bruises atmost while the pillion expired. They were close friends and it was a shock for us.
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Any guesses for the body frame of the car in the second pic?
its a verna for sure. look at door pads
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Old 20th September 2009, 16:23   #3550
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For me looks like an Accent. The dash board of a verna is also beige (if i remember right).
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Old 20th September 2009, 17:20   #3551
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Its clearly a verna look the boot shape.

Its really bad crash for the bike.May his soul RIP
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Old 20th September 2009, 22:11   #3552
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Not sure if this has been posted before.

Link:http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/...railwa-001.jpg
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Old 20th September 2009, 23:14   #3553
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Not sure if this has been posted before.

Link:http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/...railwa-001.jpg
That is quite graphic. Sad.

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I guess it a Hunk Bike?
Yes that is a HH Hunk. RIP. Very sad accident. Can't imagine the plight of the riders. Did they catch the car who hit them ?
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Old 21st September 2009, 00:29   #3554
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A pillon rider lost his life after the bike was hit from behind by a unidentified car. The bike rider managed to escape with few injuries. It happened early morning 5 AM on the Bangalore International Airport Road. Bangalore Mirror had carried the news, September 20, 2009, Page 3.

May his soul RIP.
Had seen this in the papers. Invariably, it's the guy with the bigger vehicle that gets the blame. People don't realize that most of the time, it's these two wheelers that swerve across the road and give it the beans when they think that the road is empty. They just can't handle themselves on the road. And the innocent car would be trodding about and out of no where, these two wheelers will come and try to cut through and before you realize what's happened, the car touches the two-wheeler and the riders fall. Bikers don't realize that they're more prone to accidents that people in cars and yet they try and swerve and cut through traffic. One wrong move and someone else gets the blame. Anyway, I have no idea how this particular accident happened. It could be anyone's fault. So I reserve my comments about this.

May his soul RIP.
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Old 21st September 2009, 00:54   #3555
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Oh no! no!! no!!! The most ghastly sight I'v seen on this thread. Just great to make my day! RIP poor elephant... :((
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