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Old 06-05-2004, 02:07 AM   #1
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Coming home the other day from a distant call, I pulled off Interstate 35 at a Braums (locals will know what is LOL) went in, got my food and drink. I cam back out and was buckling up, putting the phone in its place ETC, when a lady pulled in driving a champane colored SSEi. She pulled in at normal speeds, drove right up to the drive thru, and proceeded to place her order.

So whats so unusual about that?


Her passenger side front tire was TOTALLY GONE with just shreds of tire left on the bare rim!! I contemplated pulling up and letting her know her tire was flat, but I woulda felt like Captain Obvious LOL. I felt a little better when I saw the state trooper pull in as I was pulling out. Hopefully he saw it. Then about 20 miles down the road, I felt a sudden wave of shame as I realized I didnt even stop to offer a fellow Bonney owner some help (prepares for flames)

On the flip side, its downright dangerous to offer help in this day and age in some circumstances.
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You would think with a front tire gone it would be obvious to the driver that something has gone wrong. Or maybe the're not right in the head and better to use caution when approaching them?

Either way cute story and I think its been said before....carry your camera
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I do not believe it would be possible to drive on a bare rim without something feeling wrong.
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I do not believe it would be possible to drive on a bare rim without something feeling wrong.
Some people just don't know (or care) enough..... I mean I'm able to tell when the slightest thing is different about my cars... but other people are oblivious (or iggorant(sp) when it comes to things like that.

You are right to question approaching the person too... anyone driving around light that may have "other things wrong with them"..... hopefully the trooper saw it and notified her.

PDad is right too... always carry a camera...
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Wow, kind of scary to think about. That thing must be pulling to the side of the flat tire pretty hard. If she were to let go of the wheel, say trying to eat or something, that car would be in the ditch in no time. Who knows, its her own fault though.
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