All Blog Posts Tagged 'drivers' (3)

Cheap Insurance

I put this in forums but it didn't get much notice. I thought it was significant enough to repeat here.

I read on MSN Money that the smart4two defies conventional wisdom by being one of the cheapest cars in America to insure. According to MSNM you might think that because of its size the smart would be regularly totalled in acidents, but in fact collision claims are low (as we already knew from first hand accounts at

Safety is attributed to both the… Continue

Added by Monty on June 7, 2009 at 11:24am — 5 Comments

Are drivers deliberately trying to pass your smart, too?

It's probably my imagination, but I'd swear that when drivers of SUVs or hot cars get a glimpse of my white smart they speed up and try to find a way to pass me.

The other day, a young kid literally pulled up next to me on Onondaga Hill, half of the passenger's side of his car was missing, he looked at me, put pedal to the medal, burned rubber, and I assume exceeded the 40 mph speed limit, and left me behind for 100 feet until he found himself behind a line of cars.

If I… Continue

Added by Corey Trench on February 18, 2009 at 10:00am — 12 Comments

Almost Accidents

I still kind of hold my breath at times. Sometimes I honk the horn hoping to bring someone back to reality. I've learned it's not uncommon to see almost accidents when driving the smart fortwo. Blue Belle attracts a lot of attention. It can be flattering. At other times it can be scary.

Today I was on the way home. I was minding my own business when I noticed a small pickup truck. It slowed and pulled behind me. It pulled left. Then it pulled right. Then it started to inch up… Continue

Added by angel on July 29, 2008 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

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