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Old 04-02-2007, 12:46 PM   #1
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The crash was on Madison Avenue in Indianapolis.
"Police said Sabrina Trotter, 44, the driver of an Indianapolis Public Schools bus, stopped on the road to take a cell phone call from her mother.
Police said the driver of a Hummer, John Northrop, 54, was going northbound and was tuning his radio when he plowed into the back of the bus.
Northrop suffered minor injuries. Police ticketed Trotter for an improper stop."

The hummer slammed into the back of the bus so hard it lifted the wheels of the bus off the ground. It's fun to pick on hummers, but when you get in a crash like that and walk away (there's not even any blood on the airbag) it's pretty impressive. This is a case of bus vs. bigger bus. Bigger bus wins, but nobody gets hurt. Sub-compact vs. bigger bus doesn't end up so pretty.

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Old 04-02-2007, 01:04 PM   #2
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The hummer slammed into the back of the bus so hard it lifted the wheels of the bus off the ground. It's fun to pick on hummers, but when you get in a crash like that and walk away (there's not even any blood on the airbag) it's pretty impressive.
even more impressive is that the driver survived in spite of the fact she was driving an imitation hummer. Though the H2 and H3 are technically "hummers" they are no relation to the H1 or military Hum-vee
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I think its even more impressive how little the bus was hurt with doing that much damage to what is essentially a Tahoe.

Our skoolies really are built like tanks, a RV probably would have been crushed.
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The H2 is a death machine. You'd better hope that you don't collide with an H2 in your economy car. You can kiss your ass goodbye thanks to the H2's massive weight and raised bumpers. Too bad you couldn't afford an urban assault vehicle of your own. Or could you...?
Does a skoolie qualify as an urban assault vehicle? People have said my bus looks like a prison bus with the way the windows are covered on the bottom.
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Old 04-02-2007, 02:24 PM   #6
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a couple of "false" turrets on top would give you the impression of one *S* we saw air force trucks all the time in Co with a 30mm (?) or .50 cal on top..they run around checking on the silos out there.
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gotta wonder how fast it was going before the sudden stop. Although I'm sure it wasn't a sudden stop unless the bus was broke down on the road.
Did you see how it managed to lift the right rear wheels off the ground?
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:38 PM   #8
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Wow that H2 must have been flyin. I bet in just about anything else and that driver would have been killed.

I really don't get why people hate H2's so much. Its not a real hummer, but if you ask me thats a good thing. H1's are about the biggest pieces of crap on the road. I worked in a Hummer dealership (in the service department) last summer. You couldn't give me an H1, they're complete garbage. Yeah they're good off road.... when they run... which isn't often.

H2's on the other hand are basically a Tahoe... which is a rather reliable SUV to start with.
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H2's on the other hand are basically a Tahoe... which is a rather reliable SUV to start with.
I think that's the problem most people have with them....they're like a bigger, but no more capable and less efficient hummer. Mostly I think people just don't like the drivers......cake eaters comes to mind....
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... "Let them eat cake" ???
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