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.
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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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He said: "Which one of you lot was car surfing down the Prince of Wales Road dressed as The Joker?" Nobody was going to own up but he produced CCTV pictures of Batman chasing The Joker down the street and there was Paul standing on top of some poor guy's car.
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FULL STORY: SEE PAGE 5 LL S ANOTHER EIGHT PAGES OF YOUR PET POOCHES STARTS ON PAGE 57 MEMORIAL FOR 'CAR SURF' TEEN A MEMORIAL concert is taking place in honour of a Warwickshire teenager who was killed "car surfing".
Loomba-Albrecht highlighted the case of a 13-year-old boy brought into the emergency department with multiple injuries sustained while "car surfing," in which juveniles perform dangerous maneuvers while holding onto the outside of a vehicle.
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A TEENAGER who was killed while he was car surfing could be used in a campaign to stop youths from acting out the deadly stunt.