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Comment Of The Day: Safety First Edition

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What happened to poor Kyle Prescott is every car enthusiast’s nightmare.

You may look at me and think, “Hey, that Patrick George is a hard man; his spine is made of tempered steel. He does not feel fear.”


Not true. I am scared shitless of exactly two things: getting set on fire, and having a car fall on me when I’m working underneath it.

I’ll put aside snarky one-liner COTDs for a day to bring you an important public service announcement from reader Idriveavibe:


Be safe when wrenching, please. We want you around for a while.

Editor-in-Chief at Jalopnik. 2002 Toyota 4Runner.

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Congratulations, Mr. Idriveavibe, on COTD! I would like to gift you with whatever this car is which this lovely mechanic will deliver when she is finished with repairs. Car is safely on jack stands.