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Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix #5410816 04/23/20 12:57 AM
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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410822 04/23/20 01:10 AM
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I would love to see the video of the pit.


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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410846 04/23/20 02:42 AM
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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410852 04/23/20 03:40 AM
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Geez going to jail for evading in a "Smart car"?! If you're gonna try an escape the police in an under-powered vehicle, at least have the self respect to steal something cool like a DeLorean or C3 vette.

Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410950 04/23/20 07:46 AM
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Are they kidding? You could have caught that thing in a foot chase. Were those cops to fat to run after him?.,,,,

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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410962 04/23/20 08:08 AM
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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5410986 04/23/20 08:38 AM
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Looks like the TV chopper just picked a random car driving down the freeway to be involved in a "police chase"?

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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411022 04/23/20 09:03 AM
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Nah, the owner need to do an Italian Tune Up.

Just look at him slowing down through the first ramp off... The DOT truck was nice to him for not pushing him off the road....


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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411052 04/23/20 09:18 AM
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I notice the article said he led them on a pursuit.

It did not say a high speed pursuit!! LOL


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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411069 04/23/20 09:37 AM
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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411098 04/23/20 10:10 AM
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This dummy was lucky, most chases in Arizona end badly for the driver. PIT maneuver or spike strips or crash followed by bullets.

They took pity on him, he couldn't even keep up with traffic.



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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: AZjeff] #5411103 04/23/20 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by AZjeff
This dummy was lucky, most chases in Arizona end badly for the driver. PIT maneuver or spike strips or crash followed by bullets.

They took pity on him, he couldn't even keep up with traffic.


They did

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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411126 04/23/20 10:48 AM
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Just when I thought I had seen everything....what is top speed on those things? 80?


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Re: Smart car driver arrested after leading police on pursuit along I-10 in Phoenix [Re: dishdude] #5411129 04/23/20 10:49 AM
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according to google ---> According to Smart, the 61-hp engine can go from zero to 60 mph in about 15 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited to 84 mph for the driver's safety. (Cars as small and light as the Fortwo become very unstable at high speeds.)

the 84mph is also about the mechanical limits of a rubber band.


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