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Old 01-24-2006, 09:39 AM   #11
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One, in an automatic.

IMO, the two-foot driving habit leads to mis-cues...like the folks who "thought I had my foot on the brake" when they drive through the front of a business. OR the folks who drive down the highway and their brakes lights are constantly on or flickering on and off.
No kidding. In a panic situation, it happens - both feet go down, car accelerates.
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OR the folks who drive down the highway and their brakes lights are constantly on or flickering on and off.
That'* typically an out of adjustment brake switch btw.

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No kidding. In a panic situation, it happens - both feet go down, car accelerates.
Press harder ...it'* possible to hold a Prelude back....(accelerator got stuck..)
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hehe... well maybe not 'accelerate', but i gather it'd definately muck with braking distance
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hehe... well maybe not 'accelerate', but i gather it'd definately muck with braking distance
Does..but the redlight and cars crossing in front scared your foot into pressing really hard.
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OR the folks who drive down the highway and their brakes lights are constantly on or flickering on and off.
That'* typically an out of adjustment brake switch btw.
No...different situation.

I'm specifically referring to those folks who "ride" the brake with their left foot so that they'll have "better reaction time" if and when the time comes. I had an uncle who did that. He constantly had his car in the shop for brake work...wonder why.
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My mom drives two footed and the jerkiness drives me insane.
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One, in an automatic.

IMO, the two-foot driving habit leads to mis-cues...like the folks who "thought I had my foot on the brake" when they drive through the front of a business. OR the folks who drive down the highway and their brakes lights are constantly on or flickering on and off.
I agree. One foot. The left foot is for the clutch only.

100 % in agreement with these 2 guys
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I had you tagged as a two footer Jimbo...
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I had you tagged as a two footer Jimbo...
nope... thats how accidents happen
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i drive both a manual and a automatic at least twice a day and i sometimes find myself trying to depress a petal that isnt there

i find that driving with one foot for an automatic is perfect and that is the way they teach you up here in leland illinios but i have found my self accidently (while still using one foot) hit the break and the gas at the same time when maneavering around the driveway

so my vote one foot
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