" Just how did that car manage to get squished between to 15Ts ?"
Wife to husband (driving): This car is too big for us now that the kids
have left home.
Husband: Yes, I've been looking at sub-compacts. I've seen a nice one.
I'll show you later.
Wife: Good, I can't wait to see it. Just drop me off at the tram, to save
you the extra distance.
Husband: OK. Which stop?
Wife: Oh look, my tram! Quick, just nip in here at the next stop and I can
Husband: OK then.
On Wednesday, 14 September 2022 at 18:39:03 UTC+10
> On Wed, 14 Sept 2022 at 10:18, TP histor...@...> wrote:
>> And in answer to that perennial question - no, trams don't have crumple
>> zones, but cars do.
>> In a way modern trams (and railway carriages) do - the anti-climber
> buffers under the fibreglass shell are designed to fail first and in some
> cases even have springs or oil dampers to absorb crash energy.
> Just how did that car manage to get squished between to 15Ts ? That would
> have taken some 'special' driving skill. And tram drivers usually develop
> an extra sense that enables them to anticipate the stupid things car
> drivers do around them.