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Old 9th May 2008, 00:17   #721
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inrc pune

one more snap from indian rally scene, It happened in INRC PUNE
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Old 9th May 2008, 00:41   #722
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This has always been observed. Empty truckers are more dangerous as they dont usually get to test the power of their ride because of the load and when they do, they dont know how to control it.

At high speeds the wheels of a truck lock and being fully inflated tires (due to the load they carry), they dont provide much grip to hold on to the road.
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Old 10th May 2008, 02:12   #723
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Drunk Driving!!

Drunk driving and heading straight to tree!!. luckyly nobody was killed. Check the steering column.
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Old 12th May 2008, 15:14   #724
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One can only imagine how fast the jeep was travelling. The impact must have been pretty hard as it has crumbled the front end.
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Old 14th May 2008, 18:30   #725
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My Friends Swift....

This is what happened to my friends swift.... while overtaking the truck, the truck walla simply turned right and hit his swift...

Everyone was safe, not even a scratch... but the loud noise and seeing the car, one can imagine what the passengers must have felt for a while!
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Old 14th May 2008, 20:58   #726
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Gosh!! The Swift has been ripped apart!! Good to know no one was injured!

As for the Jeep,good that the driver hit the tree and not any other innocent soul.
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Old 14th May 2008, 21:05   #727
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Ohh man thats a quite bad crash,thanks god no casualties,how man of them we in the car?
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scary scene!!!...............
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Old 14th May 2008, 21:14   #729
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Oh my that swift has taken a bad beating.
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Old 14th May 2008, 21:19   #730
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Isn't the silver car a Getz?
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Old 14th May 2008, 21:27   #731
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Isn't the silver car a Getz?
Thought it was an Indica at first. But the ORVM's indicate it is a Getz.

Thats a bad crash. Hope no one was injured.

The swift is battered. Luckily no one was injured. Speaks a lot about the crash worthiness of the swift.
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Yess it is a Getz..!!!
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Old 14th May 2008, 21:53   #733
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A friend's car, happened a long time ago.

Car - 2007, Swift LDI. Brand new, barely 2 months old.

Modifications - Fitted with yoko C-drives n new rims (Dunno which make).

Accident -

Was a 4 lane road, no divider in between n traffic moving both ways. Frend was going in the fast lane doing about 70.

Biker was overtaking somebody on the otherside and came onto his lane (Remember no divider). Didnt turn till the last minute, to avoid hitting him frend had to turn hard left. Doing this he cliped a cab on his left, sending him into a drift going left. In order to avoid going into a spin, he turns hard right, car oversteers and next thing ya know, he's in the oncomming lane going the wrong way backwards.

BAM!!! straight into an oncomming innova (which luckily wasnt doing a very high speed) and he goes spinning again nearly hitting pedestrians on the footpath nearby. Finally, car comes to a stop hitting a pole.

Injuries - Sealtbelt and window glass cuts on chest and hand due to whiplash.

Damage - Broken rear windshield, drivers side window, taillights, bonnet, boot, etc.

No damage to rims n tyres.

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Old 14th May 2008, 21:56   #734
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Since it's a new car and the damage is so extensive I would try claiming for a total loss. the chasis has definitely taken a beating and the car would not be safe to drive.
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Old 14th May 2008, 22:38   #735
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Really tough, they will not give total loss since engine is intact. Insurance will allocate a chassis replacement. Yes its possible and you can even order the body and chassis with factory paint.
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