駕駛車款: Honda CB 400
On a rainy day when I was driving my Honda along On Sum
Street near the juction of On Ping Street, Shatin.
I saw a red Taxi coming out from my right hand side
from On Ping Street crossing me to the gas station.
I was afraid that we would hit
so I held my hand brake
tightly. I must admit that I did not use
my foot brake because my foot was not on the brake.
I was using my 4th gear and my speed was about 40
km/h when I braked my Honda which was immediately
stopped and slipped on the road. The taxi
driver drove his taxi away as there was no
My hand and knee were injured and my "new" Honda was
damaged. Later I spent 4000 dollars to replace my
I could not blame anyone but myself. Why didn't I
use my foot brake? Why couldn't I drive slowly? Why
didn't I go by bus? Why? Why? Why?
My wife and daughters insist me to sell my Honda. I
am pulled by two forces: my love in my Honda and my
(1) Slow down at road juctions.
(2) Drive slowly on wet road surface.
(3) Always put the right foot above the foot brake.