Idiots + cars = LOL

Point wasn't BEV fires but the idiot who took the damaged battery out of the crashed car, left it in the carpark beside parked cars.

The other one with the Energy Secretary getting someone to drive ahead and reserve chargers:
 
I’m not concerned about BEVs catching fire by themselves more regularly than ICE cars, but as They become more common the chances of them being involved in any fire goes up.

House fires with a BEV in an integrated garage are going to essentially be impossible to out. A big car park building with multiple BEVs? No chance.
 
I’m not concerned about BEVs catching fire by themselves more regularly than ICE cars, but as They become more common the chances of them being involved in any fire goes up.

House fires with a BEV in an integrated garage are going to essentially be impossible to out. A big car park building with multiple BEVs? No chance.
According to data from Sweden and Finland, who have one of the highest rates of EV adoption, BEVs are about 20x less likely to catch fire than ICE vehicles. The number of BEV fires has remained pretty much constant despite wider adoption and more of them on the road (meaning the rate of BEV fire is actually dropping).

It's a low probability but high consequence event.
 
BEV fire way more difficult to put out, especailly if the local fire service don't have the correct tools
 
Some reports say 30mph and that the brakes specifically didn't work. A police officer was apparently able to get in and immediately disable the car, so I'm going to work on the basis that the guy was a moron and didn't know how his car worked. Maybe something got under the brake pedal too.
 
Some reports say 30mph and that the brakes specifically didn't work. A police officer was apparently able to get in and immediately disable the car, so I'm going to work on the basis that the guy was a moron and didn't know how his car worked. Maybe something got under the brake pedal too.
15mph in linked Scot Sun article
 
Imagine a kid in place of the Porsche - isn't it ridiculous what is allowed on our streets?

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By that metric we shouldn’t drive on the same roads as buses and LKW‘s.
Those require special training and licenses to operate; you can drive that bro-dozer with the same license you need for a VW Up.
 
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