Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 16:36:09 +0100 From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> Subject: Re: Saab tires- class action???
Four Weis wrote: > > Johannes H Andersen wrote: > > > hamish aggis wrote: > > > > > > > > And that's clearly something you should think about when you decide > > > > > which tires/wheels to drive on, and where to live. It's not SAAB's > > > > > fault if someone misuses their product by driving it into a hole in the > > > > > road. > > > > > > my choice was > > > do i drive into this pot hole or do i drive into that 40 ton truck > > > > > > ray > > > > You could also try to blame the local council who didn't fix the pot hole, > > it sometimes works. I just went into a parking house on a steep narrow path > > with sharp edges. Any lack of concentration and it would have been curtains > > for my beautiful alloys. Should I then blame Saab for my driving skills? > > In the US you would, because some lawyer on TV would be telling you it was the > manufacturers fault and you should be compensated, just alittle because the > lawyer will take most of the money. Remember the Audi 5000 with the automatics > and the hot chocolate formerly sold at McDonalds. The winner is the airbag > warnings on the dash, on the back of visors, in the owner's manuals, on the glove > box, on the infant car seat box(all sides), on the tags attached to the seat, > imprinted on the seat itself, and in the bold letters in the seat manual - yet > still people put infant car seats in the front seat of a car with airbags! And > they still try to sue the manufacturers of the car and the infant car seat! > Stupidity is worth money in the U.S. The Audi 5000 is the same as an Audi 100 here. Everything is bigger in the states, even the numbers :-) Johannes http://users.surfanytime.co.uk/johs