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Old 12-23-2003, 02:25 AM   #21
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S.Hi.T Thats nothing,

It's not the people who are racing on the streets who have to be careful, it's the people watching the racing who are in danger. Because they stop paying attention to what they are doing. Thats when other people as well as themselves get hurt.
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Old 12-23-2003, 02:35 AM   #22
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S.Hi.T Thats nothing,

It's not the people who are racing on the streets who have to be careful, it's the people watching the racing who are in danger. Because they stop paying attention to what they are doing. Thats when other people as well as themselves get hurt.
Then explain all of the instances where a street racer loses control of their car, and subsequently kills someone. Is it THEIR fault the race was going on? Of course not. You can't remove the burden of responsibility off of the person doing the dangerous thing. And what about the uninvolved people NOT watching the race -- ya know, the guy or girl a mile down the road who may get hurt or killed? Is it their fault as well?
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Old 12-23-2003, 03:02 PM   #23
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Old 12-24-2003, 12:13 PM   #24
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Sorry, but its you're ignorent.
Anyway, There is a big difference between two guys ( or gals) racing from light to light on a lonely rural road and two idiots racing hell bent down a lane full of people fast and furious style. And the supposed " innocents" who are stupid enough to stand on the side of a road downrange during a race are as much to blame as the racers. I have been a few places where that kind of racing ( down a " tube " of people ) has gotten started and quess what...I left, that is highly dangerous, not to mention stupid
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Old 12-24-2003, 01:21 PM   #25
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I don't think ANYONE should wish for anyone else to die BUT I do agree with his opinion that street racing is dangerous whether in the city or on a rural road...look at the equipment and precautions nascar drivers as well as other racers take and they have been training all their lives and race on roads designed for what they are doing....Street racing in my opinion is for immature individuals who want to feel good about themselves...let's face it, if they were mature, they would realize the danger involved. street racing is just downright childish...
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Old 12-24-2003, 02:29 PM   #27
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I've been to the ER way to many times because of things like this....trust me it's NOT worth it....I've had friends flip a T/A, roll a Camaro, total a Lincoln and smash into a tree with a Jeep, all of which led to hospitals. The T/A kid has his ankle bolted together, the Camaro guy did this two days ago and is in critical condition and has multiple injuries including multiple broken bones and internal bleeding, the Jeep people all got banged up and needed stiches and chriopractic visits....an "it won't happen to me" mentality will get you there one day. These were on both rural roads and city streets it's not safe anywhere....take it to the track, that's the safest place you can do it.
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Old 12-24-2003, 02:39 PM   #28
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to put it this way if i am going to die i want to die doing something i love to do in something i love to be in. yea when you are around a lot of peple its stupid, but i have street raced once and a while and there are street races everynight if i wanted too
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I street race every great once and a while. I try and be careful and I never have the mentality of "it will never happen to me". I know what cars are capable of doing, believe me, I see it all to often. I have picked up people off of the roadway with nothing but bone in areas. I respect my machine and try and be careful.
IMO, no flames please, just trying to point out the obvious, but there are people that talk about race stories on here all the time and I dont believe, could be wrong, that anyone has gotten flamed this bad for talking about it.
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paulie317: That's fine.. just die without endangering anyone else.

myfirstfocus: He's getting it worse than most people do because of this:
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i was so mad... i kept getting red light, but no one was near me!... i was so frustrated
As if not finding a race was that heart-rending and disappointing...

I think it demonstrated a severe lack of maturity to people.
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