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Do you think the Smart Cars and other minis are safe on our freeways?

  1. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 7 years ago

    Do you think the Smart Cars and other minis are safe on our freeways?

  2. tngolfplayer profile image71
    tngolfplayerposted 7 years ago

    They are as safe as a motorcycle in all honesty.  As long as people drive SUV's, dump trucks and semis on the same road as mini's and smart cars, there is a large danger. Part is just simply people don't pay attention to other vehicles.  Another reason is even full sized vehicles can be lost in a semi's blindspot.

  3. Matt in Jax profile image68
    Matt in Jaxposted 7 years ago

    Safe .. to say that anybody could smash over them like fodder at a monster truck show.

  4. Npasternack profile image74
    Npasternackposted 7 years ago

    I own and drive a mini John Cooper Works. My buddy got hit by an 18 wheeler going about 35mph in the rear while driving his Mini Coops S. Totaled the car but he walked away from that. I cannot speak for the smart fortwo, but the mini is unbelievably strong. I don't think the real question is whether they're safe in principal, but whether they are safe around SUV's and drivers who might not see them. I've had a few scary moments with distracted SUV drivers changing lanes. I think they're safe.

 
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