car surfing


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car surfing

A form of illegal high-risk “joy riding”, in which a passenger of a moving vehicle performs stunts, including “surfing”, on the outside surface of a car or hangs from an open window or door while the car is in motion.

car surfing

Crouching, kneeling, standing on, or clinging to the outside of a moving automobile or truck. It has been associated with serious and sometimes fatal trauma.
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The teenager is believed to have been car surfing on top of a vehicle that was being driven by an 18-year-old woman when he fell backwards onto a private road in an area called Chesterton, near Harbury, Warwickshire.
While admitting to the dangers of car surfing, one teenager said he probably just would laugh if a friend grabbed hold of his car.
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