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RSS BMW X5 driver repeatedly fails to understand big rig braking distances

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Filed under: SUV, Etc., Safety, Videos, Crossover, BMW, Russia, Luxury

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Nobody should be shocked that a big, heavy vehicle like a semi truck takes a longer distance to stop than the average passenger car; it's just basic physics. However, this BMW X5 driver seemingly has a major problem grasping the concept, and it results in some serious damage to the back of his SUV.

The whole incident is very confusing to watch. The BMW doesn't even seem to have a reason to slow down before the semi slams into the back of it at fairly high speed. But to make the situation even weirder, the crashes just keep happening again and again.

To give the BMW driver a little credit, he appears amazingly calm when surveying the damage afterward. But you have to wonder what this guy was thinking when trying a harebrained move like this. Check out the video to watch the carnage unfold.

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BMW X5 driver repeatedly fails to understand big rig braking distances originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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