gas pedal

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According to local media, the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, causing the car to lurch forward through the retention wires of the building.
2] linearly as a function of the angle of the gas pedal with a 1-second delay.
These can affect a person's ability to use the gas pedal, brake, steering wheel, gear shifter and so on; they can also affect an individual's ability to judge distances, pay attention to multiple factors simultaneously, make rapid decisions and respond quickly.
From the standpoint of full employment, the Fed should have laid off the gas pedal years ago.
John Costello said that his 12-week-old puppy, Rosie, was so excited Sunday after going for a walk at Bolivar Pond in Canton that she jumped in his running car, hit the gear stick and shifted into drive, before falling onto the gas pedal and sending the car careening into the water.
But the LA Superior Court jury ruled in favor of the Japanese carmaker, whose lawyers argued that Uno had simply put her foot on the gas pedal instead of the brake.
Gonzalez said prosecutors were looking into the possibility of a mechanical failure that left the driver unable to release the gas pedal.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- One woman died, and two others wounded after a female driver stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake in Russian province of Nizhny Novgorod-all caught on camera.
He eventually managed to escape by flooring the gas pedal, slamming into the other vehicle and speeding off.
I would be moving along on an open stretch of some rural highway, glance down and see the needle higher than I had expected and slightly ease off the gas pedal.
He is said to have accidentally stepped on the gas pedal as he was parking next to the salon.
Have a friend start the engine and press on the gas pedal to raise the engine speed about 500 rpm above normal.
We can provide fuel, but we cannot provide incentives for those who create jobs to step on the gas pedal.
Police said Marian Jones of Eugene was pulling into a parking space when she accidentally pressed on the gas pedal.
5 seconds or until the gas pedal is pressed, preventing rollback.