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When Unintended Acceleration Attacks: Bad Driver Video

April 4, 2011

Toyota's recent victory in an unintended acceleration lawsuit has brought the topic back into the news, and it's good news for the company; a plague of bad press over the subject has stalked it for over a year. This video shows it's often not the car--and in this case, not even a Toyota--when cars accelerate against the driver's wishes.

A parking job gone severely wrong, this crash video shows what appears to be a driver cautiously approaching an empty spot, pulling in, then mistaking the gas pedal for the brake. It's an expensive and unfortunate lesson in paying attention--even at low speed.

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