Automatic Transmission Vehicle InjuriesBr Med J 1973; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5857.25 (Published 07 April 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:25
- Malcolm Fidler
Four drivers sustained severe injuries when run down by their own automatic cars while adjusting the carburettor or throttle linkages. The transmission had been left in the “Drive” position and the engine was idling. This accident is easily avoidable.