Parents said they had concerns that the driver slammed on the brakes on purpose due to unruly kids, but West Ada School District officials examining surveillance video on Friday attributed the abrupt stop to his becoming momentarily distracted by the students.
When leaves cover a road, drivers should brake slowly and avoid swerving. Treat it just like it’s an area of slush because jerking the wheel or slamming on the brakes could force the vehicle out of control.
So yesterday, I sped up to 50 mph, and slammed on the brakes (activating the ABS) until the car stopped. After than, the brakes were firm. And they are firm today. So I'm wondering, did slamming on the brakes really fix things? If so, what was the actual problem that got fixed?
A Port St. Lucie woman allegedly slammed on the brakes of her car to stop the three children traveling with her from arguing, causing a 12-year-old girl in the front seat to hit the windshield.