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If you street race, STOP IT!!!!!!!!!

By dragon_chick_99

Ok, when are people gonna learn that if you race in town, in a busy area, where there is alot of traffic and traffic lights, there is a good chance you are gonna hit and probably kill someone!?!? Now am I myself little miss perfect? No, but when i want to have a little fun in my bird, I have enough common sence NOT to be a little crazy in a area where there is alot of traffic! AND I DON"T STREET RACE!!!!!! In Bristol Virginia there was an unfortunate accident caused by stupidity. A guy driving a 2002 Trans Am was racing a guy driving a red mustang (not 100% on the year) They both blew through a red light, the Trans Am t-boned a woman as he was running the redlight killing her insantly. We had another incident just a couple years back in Johnson City,TN. A guy driving a mustang was racing a dodge viper, the guy driving the viper saw a cop setting on the side of the road, he immediatly pulled over, the guy in the mustang kept going until he smacked into the back of a car setting at a red light, it burst into flames, he was going over 100mph. there was two girls in the car, both high school students. One of them had just been crowned homecoming queen at the high school I used to go to, she was killed insantly. Her friend survived, but now has to deal with the 3rd degree scars she has all over her body. Is the stupidity worth it? Both of these guys that each killed someone due to their stupididy was 19 at the time of the accidents. Some people use their age as an excuse. They say well they're just young, they didn't know any better, THAT IS BS!!!!!! You are considerd an adult at the age of 18, so at 19 you SHOULD KNOW BETTER!!!!! At the age of 19 I was serving my country in the US ARMY, so don't tell me a 19 year old don't know better. And another thing, we have the Bristol dragstrip which come spring, will be starting the street fight again. $10 to race all you want, they don't put you in any kind of race class, so if you want to race your buddy you can. $10 dollars is sure alot cheaper than what these guys are gonna be paying for their stupidity. here is the link to the incident that just happened earlier this week.....very sad :( http://www2.t...n/41139/P100/

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toy71chevy
Mar 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm
Well said!! You go girl.
 
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tamatt79
Mar 12, 2010 at 1:49 pm
I hate to see stuff like this happen!
 
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rhonda
Mar 2, 2010 at 12:54 pm
Very, very sad
 
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KITTB
Feb 16, 2010 at 6:41 am
Very sad. totally senseless tragedy. You should never race cars in areas near any homes or traffic.
 
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Rivs
Feb 13, 2010 at 11:18 am
I used to street race but stopped 3 years ago. At first it was fun then it was money for years. But when it got to a point where (it wasn't an accident but fuel malfunction) I was watching flames on my engine and two kids came up to me with bottled water - Yo man, time to retire. I couldn't live with myself if I hurt some kid while driving. I even wrote a story called "The Last Race" that I posted on here. Strange thing is that I never took my GS455, Camaro or the Monte Carlo I have now to the strip in Jersey. I just cruise or the occassional "sprint" if the coast is clear on the highway but if the bug to race again hits - I'm going to the strip. I mean, that's what they have "strips" for. But again - tragic stories about those people getting killed.
 
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Shaker
Feb 12, 2010 at 9:18 pm
I have a bumper snicker that says: If you wanna race, take it to the strip! That is the best life saving policy!
 
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BugeyeRX
Feb 12, 2010 at 7:07 pm
Unfortunately Street racing is part of the American way. Every generation since the car was invented has had it's victim of street racing. I lost a few friends when I was younger to this phenomena. Most of the time it's the youth, their just to inexperienced and immature to handle the responsibility of driving never mind racing!! But when movies, video games, web sites, magazines, TV shows and car makers glorify fast cars and going fast what can you expect. This is the sad fact!
 
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3fan4ever
Feb 12, 2010 at 9:11 am
WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT MASHING THE GAS PEDEL,THINK ABOUT WHAT'S AT STAKE.THINK ABOUT SOMEONES FAMILY MEMBER NOT COMING HOME ANYMORE TO SEE THERE FACE OR GIVE A HUG, KISS OR TO HOLD THEM IN THERE ARMS ANYMORE.THINK IF IT'S WORTH TO SHOW SOMEONE THAT YOU HAVE A FAST CAR AND YOU WANT TO SHOW IT OFF.THINK HOW YOUR LIFE AND EVERYONE INVOLVED LIVES WILL CHANGE IN A SPLIT SECOND IF AN ACCIDENT WERE TO OCCUR.THINK!!! IT'S NOT AN ACCIDENT IF IT COULD BE PREVENTED. THINK BEFORE YOU DO,THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!! Serg{3fan4ever}
 
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Rodney1
Feb 12, 2010 at 7:39 am
That is so stupid to put others lives in danger! It is outrageous! Lives are too precious!
 
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Littlewing
Feb 12, 2010 at 5:56 am
If they would just take a second and think of how many lives they are effecting when they already know better.
 

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