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Author Topic: Car Surfing: A Death-Defying Vehicular Stunt That Kills!  (Read 1057 times)

The Stig

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Car Surfing: A Death-Defying Vehicular Stunt That Kills!
« on: June 14, 2007, 06:42:26 PM »
Car-Surfing Crashes & Accidents
Car surfing is the act of riding outside of a vehicle while it is moving.
People typically do this from SUVs and trucks because of their greater height and flatter roof structure, but all vehicles are used in car surfing.

It is extremely dangerous and often deadly.
While the vehicle is being driven by another person, the car surfer climbs out the window and onto the roof of the vehicle. Oftentimes, however, the consequences are catastrophic.

Car-Surfing Defined
"Car surfing is the name given to the dangerous activity of passengers sitting or standing on moving cars and utes as though they were 'surfing'. People ride on the bonnet, roof, or boot lid of moving cars, stand up and balance in the tray of utes, or hold to or be towed by vehicles while skateboarding or roller blading. In some instances, people engaging in car surfing leap from one moving vehicle to another. The recklessness and dangerousness of such actions arises from the lack of occupant restraint devices to keep these persons on the vehicle, and the lack of protective clothing, such as helmets, that would minimize injury if these persons fell from the vehicle."



Stigs Advice: DONT TRY IT
« Last Edit: June 14, 2007, 09:30:02 PM by The Stig »



Offline Ian

Re: Car Surfing: A Death-Defying Vehicular Stunt That Kills!
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2007, 10:04:17 PM »
Total prats or what.  :fool:'s
An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.

Offline cosworth151

Re: Car Surfing: A Death-Defying Vehicular Stunt That Kills!
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2007, 05:18:33 AM »
Darwinism at work. It's called "Thining the herd".
“You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
― Bob Dylan

 


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