"For the record, if you are driving at higher speeds (such as freeway speeds) and you have your foot on the gas, and keep your foot on the gas, and than hit the brakes, it DOES kill the throttle and you have to let your foot off the gas and put it on…"
"My wife accidentally shut the smart off while I was driving on the Interstate (don't mess with/bump the key while driving!), so I know that the car was still controllable and I was easily able to coast/steer to the breakdown lane with…"
""do not turn off the engine. but do put the trans in neutral. By turning off the engine you lose power steering and power brakes, needed to control your Smart. Some of the Toyota drivers should have known this. Basic driving…"
"I was just joking to my wife, who drives a Toyota, that the LAST thing I have to worry about with the smart is "sudden" acceleration. And even if it did happen, I'd have much more time on my hands to decide how to handle the…"