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Hyper-Velocity Headlights

Traversing Headlights of Deception
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Every morning commute, at the same intersection in a secluded and wooded road on the outskirts of a military town of nefarious reputation, a car will pull out in front of me.

This car will undoubtedly hesitate; Lingering momentarily before deciding to pull out, which will cause me to decrease my velocity by an order of magnitude.

It is in this fleeting moment of hesitation, in which the other driver must be gauging my speed and determining that I would be liable for damages should we collide, that I would flip the switch on my Hyper-velocity Headlights.

Once activated, two linear actuators would move my headlights laterally across the rail on which they are mounted, making my vehicle appear to be traveling faster than it is.

MikeD, Nov 23 2010


       Where do I put my credit card number?
DIYMatt, Nov 23 2010

       In a secure envelove addressed to MikeD interprises, along with full name, SSN, and address. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. Purchase will not show up as a single line item, but multiple seemingly unrelated charges.
MikeD, Nov 23 2010

       (+) for both the great idea and the secure server credit card tool / anno.
normzone, Nov 23 2010

       Mount headlights on lazy tongs
pocmloc, Nov 23 2010

       You could just actually drive faster...
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 23 2010

       If you moved the headlights upwards and twisted them, it could look like your car has flipped and is hurtling out of control.   

       I followed what I thought was a car's tail-lights at a safe distance for many miles one night, and was momentarily horrified when the two motorcycles diverged, then crossed. So this idea will work. [+]
baconbrain, Nov 23 2010

       "The the memory of Johnny "Shoot-em-right-between-the eyes" Foster, tragically killed one night by two one-eyed tigers walking arm-in-arm." (I am recycling old jokes for the sake of the environment.)
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 23 2010

       //You could just actually drive faster...//   

       The mind is willing but the Carolla is weak.
MikeD, Nov 23 2010


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