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Old 11-25-2011, 09:24 AM
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Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

So i was on my way home a few days ago, extremely tired from a very long week, mind was in outer space, when all of a sudden the Jeep beeps like crazy at me, i look forward and slam on the brakes, before i knew it i was almost kissing bumpers with the car in front of me. Where does the jail part come in you may ask? The car in front of me was a cop. No joke. Thanks Jeep for keeping me out of the pokey!
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Old 11-25-2011, 09:43 AM
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Lmao I'm surprised he didn't stop you anyway for flying up on him and slamming the brakes

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Old 11-25-2011, 09:55 AM
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

I actually saw him playing with his laptop once i stopped, so he definitely wasn't looking...
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Old 11-25-2011, 10:02 AM
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

Dont see why you would go to jail, just an accident, but definitely your fault!!! lol Close one buddy!
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Old 11-25-2011, 10:16 AM
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

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Dont see why you would go to jail, just an accident, but definitely your fault!!! lol Close one buddy!

I'm sure the cop would have found a reason, they are good at that...
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Old 11-25-2011, 10:22 AM
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

Wow. You sold me on the ACC for next vehicle.
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

I'm so glad I got the ACC option in my Overland, so far no warning bells, but I see the value in it for sure. Thanks for the story, even though I hope I don't have the same thing happen!
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

That option definitely paid for itself

Volvo has their "City Safety" collision detection technology which automatically applies the brakes in this type of situation. (Other manufactures have it, I'm sure).

Should be standard on all vehicles.
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

could of been avoided by paying more attention to the road?
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

Umm...no jail time. Just a ticket.
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

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could of been avoided by paying more attention to the road?
Stuff Happens.

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Old 11-25-2011, 02:56 PM
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Re: Collision warning saved my life, and possibly time in Jail!

why would he put you in jail if you rear ended him by accident?

where you drinking or under the influence of drugs?
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