An expensive accident, a simple solution - daveyjp
Just seen a multi thousand pound prang caused by a handbrake failure. Simply leaving the car in reverse would have saved the driver an expensive insurance claim. Audi convertible has rolled down the hill glancing an 06 reg Passat causing damage to all four drivers side panels, then hitting a pick up damaging the front of this and in the process denting the front end of the Audi and in the process damaging the coolant system. Had the Audi not steered towards the other side of the road and hit the above cars after 20m or so it could have continued down the hill for a few hundred metres - who knows what damage could have been caused then.
An expensive accident, a simple solution - local yokel
A good driver would also turn the wheels so that any brake failure would have directed the car into the nearest kerb.
An expensive accident, a simple solution - Steve Pearce
Turning the wheel is mandatory in San Francisco when parking on a hill, failure to do so gets you a fine.
An expensive accident, a simple solution - Dynamic Dave

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