This Is Your Nightmare If You Ever Use A Car Ferry

Riders on a ferry in Washington State watched helplessly as huge waves completely engulfed the cars unlucky enough to be near the edge.

Ferry officials say that it’s common for storm waves to knock cars around like this when drivers forget to set their parking brakes, as KOMO News reports.

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The damage to the cars is as yet unknown, but these cars were basically in the ocean. That can’t be good.

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“it’s common for storm waves to knock cars around like this when drivers forget to set their parking brake”

I mean it’s common sense that if you’re in a slushbox-equipped vehicle and you’re parking on a surface that’s anything but level you should use the parking brake, but I’m pretty sure that even a parking brake won’t hold against a giant wave hitting a vehicle parked on a slick, constantly moving surface.