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Old 1st January 2008, 23:40   #1
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was coming back from kalka.Their was a huge traffic jam on the way so was driving very carefully. As the jam started moving i was fallowing at a good speed to keep up with the traffic and then suddenly the guy infront braked hard and the car fallowing him banged into his car the truck following the other car banged into the car in front and then i banged into the back of the truck by now i had braked hard

no one was hurt in the accident but the car has taken a alot of beating

the car started but now it doesn't start the engine oil has leaked

will be ending it for repairs tomorrow morning

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Old 2nd January 2008, 01:00   #2
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Manik - Sorry to hear about the car mate. But, seeing how your cars are frequently bashed up & reading about your driving style from the assessment of other users, I would seriously advise you to re-evaluate the way you drive before you end up doing some serious damage to yourself or others.

Believe me it ain't worth it.

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Again?
Buddy you better let somebody else do the driving
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I agree with Ishaan and Tanveer.
Dude honestly methinks you should stop driving or change your driving pattern.
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I believe you need to rethink and reconsider the way you drive, Maybe a self assesment sort of thing. (My suggestion).
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Again?
Buddy you better let somebody else do the driving
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I agree with Ishaan and Tanveer.
Dude honestly methinks you should stop driving or change your driving pattern.
Guys,
You all have a point. But this situation might have been bad.

As he has mentioned, he crashed into a truck, which crashed into the car infront that had crashed into another car!
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Old 2nd January 2008, 10:44   #7
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Manik - Sorry to hear about the car mate. But, seeing how your cars are frequently bashed up & reading about your driving style from the assessment of other users, I would seriously advise you to re-evaluate the way you drive before you end up doing some serious damage to yourself or others.

Believe me it ain't worth it.
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I agree with Ishaan and Tanveer.
Dude honestly methinks you should stop driving or change your driving pattern.
i was following at a safe distance but the cars infront of me just braked hard to it was a kind of a chain accident

i have started driving slow and carefully now

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Bottom line is, keep sufficient distance from the car as per your speed. Now what should be the distance, will be determine by your own experience. So watch out carefully.
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Guys,
You all have a point. But this situation might have been bad.

As he has mentioned, he crashed into a truck, which crashed into the car infront that had crashed into another car!
yes the situation was very bad cover barely 20 km in 2 hours and as the traffice started mved i tried to keep up with the traffic which ended but in an accident

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Bottom line is, keep sufficient distance from the car as per your speed. Now what should be the distance, will be determine by your own experience. So watch out carefully.
i was trying to a safe distance but someone would always come inside my safe distance

the damage to my car was very less compared to the other cars involved in the accident
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The first thought that came to my mind after reading the topic heading and seeing your name was - "Yaar iski gaadi hi hamesha kyon thukti hai". So dude, there definitely is some problem with your style of driving. Probably you were driving too close to the car ahead of you in this case. Try not to drive for a while. Observe someone safe in your family while he/she is driving. Best of luck.
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The first thought that came to my mind after reading the topic heading and seeing your name was - "Yaar iski gaadi hi hamesha kyon thukti hai". So dude, there definitely is some problem with your style of driving. Probably you were driving too close to the car ahead of you in this case. Try not to drive for a while. Observe someone safe in your family while he/she is driving. Best of luck.
bro i was maintaining a say distance between my car and car infront of me and at the last a truck wala squeezed his truck in between
i was doing around 80 but when i hit the truck i was around 40 max
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Manik
All i can say is drive safe.

Anyways is the windscreen intact or broken?
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Manik, Pls dont do further driving (atleast make a resolution for this year), atleast for a year...Travel in public transport or buy a bicycle and ride around it, only then you will appreciate the value of the cars (which your dad paid to buy them)

Practically I think you just donot have the mindset to take the wheels at the moment, it is better you keep of it. Pls dont give excuses like people braked hard in front, you could have also braked hard had you been concentrating on your driving.

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Sorry to hear that dude..
BTW you were lucky not to be rear ended..!
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Guys, I think it is best to stop being critics.
I am pretty sure he'll learn from these incidents and he says he has altered his driving style so i am sure he'll further improve. The Accident took place because of traffic and it was a chain accident. While he should have maintained a safe distance, is that really possible given Indian traffic? Atleast in Mumbai it isn't. I tried doing so and almost ended up hitting the car thrice because of people who cut and push you to the side because they see space in front of your car.
@akroy - even if he did brake hard, we need to take the reaction time into consideration as that increases braking distance. If you brake hard, by the time the person behind you realizes what happened and brakes hard as well, some distance would have been covered and the braking distance increased, thus increasing the possibility of rear ending. This is true in all cases even if the person behind you reacts instantly.

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