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Driver Damages McDonald’s

DICKSON CITY  -- A driver did some damage to a fast food place in Lackawanna County Monday afternoon.

Workers at the McDonald's on Business Route 6 in Dickson City said a woman drove over the curb and hit the building, damaging a window.

According to police, the driver of the SUV said her foot slipped off the brake and hit the gas.

No one was hurt. The manager said no one was near the window at the time of the crash.

The restaurant remained open.

7 comments

  • Trevor Frith

    Another right foot pedal error, part of the right foot braking epidemic? But let’s make sure we blame the driver, especially if they are a women or old (over 40!). Never blame the guys in charge of driver legislation and training who set the driver up to fail. They forced this driver to brake an automatic transmission vehicle with only the right foot. They did this knowing they had 0 Scientific Justification and that right foot braking is too complicated and difficult to mentally maintain with age, inefficient (poor stopping distance) and dangerous (subject to right foot pedal error) compared to the simpler and safer (But girly!) left foot braking method. See DOT HS 811 597, 812 058and 812 431. NHTSA refuses to use the term “right foot pedal errors” but instead calls it “pedal misapplication” and always blames the drivers for not being experts. Score to date, 150,000 dead (7 Every Day), millions injured, and billions in costs. The price male drivers, both in and out of government, are prepared to pay to maintain their systemic belief in a braking method based on the scientific foundation of, “That’s the way it’s always been taught”! This is not about which braking method is safer but rather why they refuse to scientifically compare the two methods and continue to produce misinformation about other proposed braking methods. Was it driver error or the way we taught them to brake?

    • John Berry

      That was debunked years ago. Your DOT references say nothing about left foot braking, I read them. Where did you get your numbers from? If you can’t provide a source, then they mean nothing. I know you won’t reply to this because you can’t prove any of it. You’re making things up and posting just to satisfy your little ego and it’s not working. You’ve been kicked off of many sites because of your spamming. Why don’t you get a life. Won’t any woman (or man for that matter) have you?

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