Near Miss

To the old lady who decided to suddenly step out in front of traffic without looking first this morning: My parking brake saved your life, but I believe you may need to change those Depends.
This is not the first time my parking brake saved me from a collision, but I hope it’s the last; the narrow streets of Japan call for this maneuver and I truly believe it should be taught in driving school, although the brunt of the natives have a hard time even remembering which is the “go forward” pedal, so…

One Reply to “Near Miss”

  1. The parking brake?! WTF?! Get the brakes on your car checked.
    A solid stomp on the pedal will stop the car better than a ‘smuggler slide’ with the parking brake…
    Are Japanese mechanics retarded?

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