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Not sudden unexplained acceleration, after all?

A couple of weeks ago I commented on plans for the “Oak Ridge Gran Prius” and its relation to Toyota safety issues. At this point, it appears that the Gran Prius event might not happen, due in part to nagging safety concerns.  Now, however, there’s an op-ed piece in the New York Times telling how many past instances of “sudden unexplained acceleration” were actually due to people pressing down (hard) on the accelerator pedal when they thought their foot was on the brake! Hmm…

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