The Truth About Cars » burnout http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Alaska Appeals Court Upholds Burnouts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/alaska-appeals-court-upholds-burnouts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/alaska-appeals-court-upholds-burnouts/#comments Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:24:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418284 Drivers cannot be pulled over if they peel out from an intersection with a bit of tire squeal, Alaska’s second-highest court ruled Thursday. In countries like Australia, a similar chirp of the tires could lead to the impounding of the vehicle under “anti-hoon” laws that generate┬ámillions in revenue. A three-judge panel in The Last Frontier […]

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Drivers cannot be pulled over if they peel out from an intersection with a bit of tire squeal, Alaska’s second-highest court ruled Thursday. In countries like Australia, a similar chirp of the tires could lead to the impounding of the vehicle under “anti-hoon” laws that generate┬ámillions in revenue. A three-judge panel in The Last Frontier […]

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Toyota Floormatgate: Autobox Burnouts Banned? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/toyota-floormatgate-autobox-burnouts-banned/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/toyota-floormatgate-autobox-burnouts-banned/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:44:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=336983 Automotive News [sub] is reporting that Toyota will replace or reshape some 3.8m accelerator pedals to reduce the risk of them becoming lodged against floormats. Toyota will also be replacing some floormats as it battles a recent unintended acceleration scare. But far more interesting than the prosaic alterations to pedals and mats is Toyota’s decision […]

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Automotive News [sub] is reporting that Toyota will replace or reshape some 3.8m accelerator pedals to reduce the risk of them becoming lodged against floormats. Toyota will also be replacing some floormats as it battles a recent unintended acceleration scare. But far more interesting than the prosaic alterations to pedals and mats is Toyota’s decision […]

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