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Inspired by the "Stinger"
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Automobile chases occasionally end in disaster, killing innocent pedestrians or drivers. To limit the suffering, I propose installing police-activated spike strips that pop out of the pavement, poking holes in the tires of the perpetrators. The strip can be activated and retracted via satellite.
Cuit_au_Four, Nov 11 2005

Stinger http://en.wikipedia...tinger_%28police%29
This device. [Cuit_au_Four, Nov 11 2005]


       "Ok, stinger spikes up....car stopped....oh...oh dear. Cloud cover just drifted over the link.   

       *screeching and crashing sounds*   

       This could be a major traffic issue for the next 2 hours..."
Germanicus, Nov 11 2005


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