Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 64
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 425,264, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneRulzzz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Nevada, IA
    Posts
    17,507
    Points
    425,264
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 302
    Given: 671

    opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Anyone see this, an Ames woman coming home from Missouri has her vehicle accelerator stick, crazy.


    Quote Originally Posted by cyowan View Post

    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 464,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,236
    Points
    464,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 287
    Given: 188

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    Anyone see this, an Ames woman coming home from Missouri has her vehicle accelerator stick, crazy.
    Did they stop teaching how to resolve this issue in Driver's Ed?

    1. Use your foot to get underneath the gas pedal and pry it up.

    2. If 1 doesn't work, pop your car in neutral, turn off the engine, and stop the car.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 401,305, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    20,860
    Points
    401,305
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 47

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Did they stop teaching how to resolve this issue in Driver's Ed?

    1. Use your foot to get underneath the gas pedal and pry it up.

    2. If 1 doesn't work, pop your car in neutral, turn off the engine, and stop the car.
    The problem is, people panic, since its not an everyday occurrence.



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 338,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCubswin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    My Playhouse
    Posts
    10,400
    Points
    338,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 321
    Given: 190

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    C. Drive into the cornfield


    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that once was good and it could be again. Oh... people will come Ray. People will most definitely come.

  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 23,175, Level: 46
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 375
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyclone101's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    1,114
    Points
    23,175
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 62

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Did they stop teaching how to resolve this issue in Driver's Ed?

    1. Use your foot to get underneath the gas pedal and pry it up.

    2. If 1 doesn't work, pop your car in neutral, turn off the engine, and stop the car.
    She might have panicked.



  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 18,835, Level: 41
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 115
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    922
    Points
    18,835
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 178

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Any idea on what type of car she was driving?



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 25,617, Level: 49
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 933
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cobraclone71's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    702
    Points
    25,617
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    Any idea on what type of car she was driving?

    I think I know where your going with this--------------------------------------------------> Toyota Camry!



  8. #8
    Recruit
    Points: 7,182, Level: 25
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Cambridge, Iowa
    Posts
    121
    Points
    7,182
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    2. If 1 doesn't work, pop your car in neutral, turn off the engine, and stop the car.[/QUOTE]



    This may have been better the advice 30 years ago -- but turning off the ignition can lock your steering wheel which would be a bad thing.


    Carl
    Where's Marty?

    "The actions of a few are the actions of a few."
    G. Armstrong Gates, 1947

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 464,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,236
    Points
    464,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 287
    Given: 188

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Carl1977 View Post
    This may have been better the advice 30 years ago -- but turning off the ignition can lock your steering wheel which would be a bad thing.
    Depends how far you turn the key. If you turn it one click the wheel doesn't lock (something they teach in driver's ed). As far as keyless FOBs go, I'm pretty sure the wheel doesn't lock unless you have the shifter in park. I'd have to check on my Altima sometime.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 200,820, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    longtimeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Up north
    Posts
    7,466
    Points
    200,820
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 2

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10


  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 200,820, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    longtimeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Up north
    Posts
    7,466
    Points
    200,820
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 2

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    I am really curious what time this happened because I was driving down to Missouri on Sunday.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 425,264, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneRulzzz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Nevada, IA
    Posts
    17,507
    Points
    425,264
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 302
    Given: 671

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone101 View Post
    She might have panicked.

    Yep, it's easy to sit at a keyboard and say what you would do but in the heat of the moment panic does take over.


    Quote Originally Posted by cyowan View Post

    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 83,732, Level: 89
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 18
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,052
    Points
    83,732
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 0

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    she couldn't shut off the vehicle or shift out of drive.
    I would imagine that she was panicking and wasn't doing something right to not be able to shift out of drive or shut it off, but it would be scary nonetheless at the time. I doubt she would be the only person to have trouble in that situation.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 25,005, Level: 48
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 545
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    redrocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames - West-CY'd
    Posts
    2,232
    Points
    25,005
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 8

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    Put it in neutral (and let the engine blow, if need be) while you apply the brakes, then shut it off when the car comes to a stop.



    2009 FLHR - Vivid Black


    I don't sweat the petty things,... I pet the sweaty things

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 381,261, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    55,614
    Points
    381,261
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 154
    Given: 124

    Re: opening story on channel 8 news at 10

    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM