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The Real World of the Fast The

By Kevin Ketchen

It’s a night in the back streets of a North American city. behind the wheel of small cars with engines are two young men staring each down. Their feet over the gas pedal, they await the thumbs up.

When the car is dropped into gear, the is slammed to the floor and the two cars are off, screeching their and sending up clouds of dust.

like a plot from a blockbuster movie. It is — and it

Cars and movies have up for many memorable films the years. Most recent, and The Furious brought the high-powered of today’s street racing to the big screen. But, what of today’s street racers tell you is that it’s not all taking risks.

One racer out his rules of the road: Don’t on busy streets, be it day or night, if there is a school in the area; If you to act cool in front of your you shouldn’t be racing; If it’s not car, you shouldn’t be racing it; your area-if you don’t the road or the area, you are asking for big and, use common sense. before you go, and if you don’t think safe, it’s probably

These sentiments are echoed in chat rooms and on message that appear all over the hosted and visited by both and legal track racers.

that a car can kill you in any situation and a real man lifts off the throttle in a situation, says one racer only as Dr. Disque.

The racers are also very about flying solo.

I NOT race with someone in my no way, never, says 2. I know what I am doing is and I should be the only one to pay if something

I never drive stupid I have a passenger in my car, noslow5oh. Usually it’s my and I couldn’t live with if I did something that got her ….

all agree on the rush they get pushing their cars, and luck, to the limit.

I race it’s a rush. I don’t do or any of that garbage, so racing is my for that moment, says 19. It’s a rush running the cops.

A typical racer is a aged 17-24 and most driving an import. Honda and Camrys are definitely the new car of choice of their size and street The money being spent to up, remodel and refit these is commonly in the thousands of dollars.

definitely spending a lot of money on their cars, says 16, whose boyfriend is a street Doing body jobs, putting in systems, new tires, lights, stuff like Making the car look nice is much essential in this

But you cannot forget about the car faster by dropping in a powerful and modified air-intake and exhaust

The sky is the limit as to how much we spend on our says Zakk. I’ve spent about $4,000 of mods into my car. At I’ve invested about 20% of the cost back into the

However, it is not uncommon to see kids $10-30,000 on high performance suspension, and styling enhancements.

nights can sometimes attract of up to 400 or 500 people. The meets begin an inspection, by drivers and onlookers, the hoods of the cars. Popular sites in Toronto are on the Queensway, and Kennedy, Finch and Weston, and the Tim at Woodbine and 16th according to police.

Another popular to race is Ellesmere road. just ranked the intersection at and Ellesmere as Toronto’s most in terms of accidents. Another stretch, Gore Road, Sgt.

Ted Holtzheuser of the Toronto traffic safety program, had start and finish lines on it.

Racers like to use streets on borders, said Holtzheuser in a Star article, so they can a few blocks away, then when the cruiser turns

Many of the racers like to use parks and country roads out in the referring to the countryside. Most, but not say that racing on main is just asking for trouble.

A lot of view street racing as hellions who like to race in the of the city and endanger the public, a racer known as LT. In this, anything, you have your [and] these people are morons. The rest of us go far out in the sticks to hurting anyone and causing trouble.

Unfortunately, these exist and people are getting Such was the case in Ottawa past summer. Two cars racing on a busy street one of the cars, a black Acura four teens, lost and smashed into a light The driver was pinned in the driver’s and died before police get him out.

An 18-year-old male was taken to with fractures. The other two were treated in hospital and

Witnesses indicate that the were racing each at a high rate of speed and one of the — perhaps inexperience has a lot to do it — over-steered coming a curve at a high speed and hit the said Constable Dan Melchiorre.

It was by police that the cars traveling at speeds of 150km/h before the crash.

More on November 28, 2001 in Toronto, a race … a pedestrian. At in the afternoon two seventeen-year-olds were east on Ellesmere Avenue in in a Ford Explorer and a Mazda The Explorer went out of control bumping the Mazda, mounted the and slammed into Steven 18, before coming to rest on its

The high school student had walking listening to music on his and never heard the truck Francisco was pronounced … at the The drivers of the two cars were and both were charged criminal negligence causing

There’s not one teenage male who that hasn’t raced on the at one point or another. But it’s like these that my beliefs that the police sanction racing on closed on certain nights during the said one racer in response to the At all other times, racing be dealt with very

They’re not going to make the go away, but why not make it safer and the possibility of another innocent life being taken?

racing on closed roads as a to getting the racers off the streets may be a but police do recognize that a exists. Constable David of the Traffic Unit, York Police Service and Constable Barcham, Aurora Detachment of the Provincial Police recently strategies to coordinate the efforts of agencies in the GTA. Police instruction on laws regarding and modified motor vehicles.

A of 1,687 vehicles were between a four-month period and charges were laid various legislation such as the Act, Environmental Protection Act and Code violations.

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On Canadian the 16-24-age group is posting numbers of auto accidents serious injury or …. group makes up only 13% of the on our roads — 7% male and 6% — yet they account for 26% of fatalities and 26% of serious injury by an accident. Further, 31% of passengers died in car accidents and 34% that seriously injured, also in the 16-24-age group.

Realizing the young people are using streets to race, Police across North America are up with ideas to get the cars off the and onto legal racetracks.

the Heat is a program that together teens and police to build and modify cars and pits the young drivers the officers in races. Started in the there are currently over 150 the Heat programs across America.

Saskatoon has its own Beat the Heat called Street Legal runs under the motto If you to race, the street is not the place! started on August 22, 2000, between the ages of 16 and 24 are invited to on a track in a controlled environment learning about vehicle and safety. For $15, they get to from 6 PM until dark.

from teens, says Tim Bayly of the Saskatoon Police has been positive. We average cars. They have an they can see

and touch as well as on the cops in a race at the track. It provides a chance for them to to officers on racing and cars in a manner.

The racers generally want to use the awesome power of cars and to show off the money and they have put into If they have nowhere to do it they are going to continue to along city streets.

In we have a large street East/West called 8th Street, Bayly. It has 3 lanes each separated by a raised boulevard. street has been the local strip for many years. It is where the illegal racing takes place.

My partner and I 2 guys racing on 8th street and 3 later one had been … racing. He never did make it out to the

What is the one thing that Bayly would say to a teen of getting involved in street You cannot control all the factors racing on City streets and or later, you will have to consequences for your actions. out to the track and try and Beat the Heat!

You will find that officers are easy to talk to and we forward to seeing you there.

the burden of making the right ultimately lies on the shoulders of looking for a place to get the rush speed.

We must remember to our machines, says a racer Sean. No matter how much you’ve invested in beefed up once you get a few thousand pounds of glass, rubber and plastic at a high rate of speed, and you control, well that is a and it’s likely to hurt you or else.

On Canadian Roads, 16 – 24 olds:

Make up 13% of drivers (7% 6% female)

Account for 26% of road

Account for 26% of serious injuries by an accident

Make up 31% of passengers died in a car accident

Make up 34% of that were seriously

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