Unexplained Sudden Acceleration, Explained

Quelle surprise : the NHTSA has found that the *other* case of a runaway Prius from last week (coming to the end of a driveway, the car suddenly shot across a busy street and smashed into a stone wall. The driver swore up and down she had hit the brake and the car just, like, accelerated) “appears to be a case of driver error.”  Data recorders show the brake was never touched, the throttle was wide open.

Ok, maybe it wasn’t driver error. Maybe the electronics in the car are so screwed up they even screwed up the car’s data recorders so much that they recorded the exact opposite of what was happening. Or maybe it’s all something far more sinister…

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