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Full Video of Horrible Ice Driving

Premier kakosPremier kakos Registered User, ClubPA regular
edited January 2010 in Help / Advice Forum
Okay, so there's a video...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npTRXr4Sgxg

That's a drastically shortened version of the full video. I remember seeing this video, but it had several minutes before this one starts. Unfortunately, I can't find it. Facts I know about this video: it was in Seattle after a massive snow storm on December 18, 2008. Anyone know where I can find the full video? Thanks!

EDIT: Okay, apparently it might be from Portland, Oregon. So... not sure.

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  • dispatch.odispatch.o Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    I know it was in the terrible driving thread in D&D, I can't locate it though.

  • PolloDiabloPolloDiablo Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    Is snow really rare out there or something? Because that is some hilariously awful driving.

    Be excellent to each other you stupid cunts.
  • embrikembrik Registered User
    edited December 2009
    I remember that vid. IIRC, the ground under the snow was mostly ice, and those streets are actually inclines. It's just hard to get a feel for the slant from the camera angle. (actually, near the end of the vid, the camera is at ground level, and you can really see the hills)

    That, and who would be so dumb as to try driving after seeing so many other crashes?! That's "stay at home" time.

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  • Gilbert0Gilbert0 VictoriaRegistered User regular
    edited December 2009
    embrik wrote: »
    I remember that vid. IIRC, the ground under the snow was mostly ice, and those streets are actually inclines. It's just hard to get a feel for the slant from the camera angle. (actually, near the end of the vid, the camera is at ground level, and you can really see the hills)

    That, and who would be so dumb as to try driving after seeing so many other crashes?! That's "stay at home" time.

    This and unexperienced drivers.

    And you can't always stay home. Edmonton is that white (not as icey) about a month ago and will be until March.

  • ಠ_ರೃಠ_ರೃ __BANNED USERS
    edited December 2009
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?

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  • Dr. FrenchensteinDr. Frenchenstein Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    has nobody set this to wacky sax yet?

  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem Six pack on a dick Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?
    Pray, and aim for a curb if there aren't any cars parked along the side of the road.

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  • ಠ_ರೃಠ_ರೃ __BANNED USERS
    edited December 2009
    When I was in San Francisco, I wondered how people would get around those steep roads during winter.

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  • Gilbert0Gilbert0 VictoriaRegistered User regular
    edited December 2009
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?
    Pray, and aim for a curb if there aren't any cars parked along the side of the road.

    Basically,

    Though for me (Edmonton with minor exception) is VERY flat.

  • PeregrineFalconPeregrineFalcon Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    has nobody set this to wacky sax yet?

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  • saltinesssaltiness Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    When I was in San Francisco, I wondered how people would get around those steep roads during winter.

    Thankfully we rarely ever see snow on the ground here and never any significant amount. I'd stay the hell away from the street if we ever saw weather like in that video.

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  • Eat it You Nasty Pig.Eat it You Nasty Pig. tell homeland security 'we are the bomb'Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    Video's in Seattle, or at least, not in portland.

    The problem with that video is that the idiot keeps hitting the gas. I mean, obviously conditions are terrible, cars just don't move that way on less than two inches of ice, but driver #1 is an idiot for not just letting friction bring him to a stop.

    The pedestrians sort of weird me out, too. I mean, how many cars do you have to see spin out before you realize that the sidewalk is probably not that safe a place to be anymore?

    And yeah, conditions like that are that rare in the northwest.

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  • DocDoc Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2009
    Uh, what makes you think it's not in Portland? King 5 regularly reports on events elsewhere around the NW.

  • japanjapan Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?

    If you have no grip, you're a passenger.

    If you have any grip at all, use engine braking to manage your speed and keep rolling until you get to somewhere you can safely stop. If that isn't an option (i.e. you can't manage your speed or there isn't anywhere safe to point the car), yeah, aim for the kerb or a solid object before your speed gets too high.

  • skeldareskeldare Time for adventure! Gresham, ORRegistered User regular
    edited December 2009
    Oh yeah, that video's definetly from Portland. I remember seeing it replayed several times on the news. :)

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  • DemerdarDemerdar Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    Just gotta keep those tires spinning.

    Stay in 1st gear and have halfway decent tires you should be fine. That is some horrifically bad winter driving though, my God.

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  • ಠ_ರೃಠ_ರೃ __BANNED USERS
    edited December 2009
    japan wrote: »
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?

    If you have no grip, you're a passenger.

    If you have any grip at all, use engine braking to manage your speed and keep rolling until you get to somewhere you can safely stop. If that isn't an option (i.e. you can't manage your speed or there isn't anywhere safe to point the car), yeah, aim for the kerb or a solid object before your speed gets too high.

    If you're going down a steep icy incline and your car is plunging toward a precipice, and you jump out of the vehicle will you hit the ground and continue sliding off anyway or come to a stop?

    New Year’s Eve is the best. For one magical night, even the most straight-laced babe feels socially obligated to get blindingly drunk and act like a total whore. Pretty daddy’s girls with blond hair and tight asses swill cheap champagne and toss back shots of peach schnapps until they’re flashing their big, firm tits at any chump who wanders by.
  • Eat it You Nasty Pig.Eat it You Nasty Pig. tell homeland security 'we are the bomb'Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    well, king 5 is out of seattle, and I assumed they weren't just playing two minutes of portland drivers being terrible for the chuckles

    maybe they were, though

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  • Eat it You Nasty Pig.Eat it You Nasty Pig. tell homeland security 'we are the bomb'Registered User regular
    edited December 2009
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?

    If you have no grip, you're a passenger.

    If you have any grip at all, use engine braking to manage your speed and keep rolling until you get to somewhere you can safely stop. If that isn't an option (i.e. you can't manage your speed or there isn't anywhere safe to point the car), yeah, aim for the kerb or a solid object before your speed gets too high.

    If you're going down a steep icy incline and your car is plunging toward a precipice, and you jump out of the vehicle will you hit the ground and continue sliding off anyway or come to a stop?

    this depends on a lot of different things

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  • FyreWulffFyreWulff Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2010
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    ಠ_ರೃ wrote: »
    What do you do if you are on a steep incline and the entire road under you is ice?

    If you have no grip, you're a passenger.

    If you have any grip at all, use engine braking to manage your speed and keep rolling until you get to somewhere you can safely stop. If that isn't an option (i.e. you can't manage your speed or there isn't anywhere safe to point the car), yeah, aim for the kerb or a solid object before your speed gets too high.

    If you're going down a steep icy incline and your car is plunging toward a precipice, and you jump out of the vehicle will you hit the ground and continue sliding off anyway or come to a stop?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MPRmOUxRMY

    Generally you will maintain the inertia of the car even after exiting, so it's 99% of the time better to just stay in the car as it's a giant metal cage around you.

  • PolloDiabloPolloDiablo Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Why the hell did they bail out?

    Be excellent to each other you stupid cunts.
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