‘It’s a good time to get a VW, they’ve really sorted out their quality issues.’ (heard that a bunch in 2000 - but have kept hearing the same thing ever since the late 80s, and it still seems to be more wishful thinking than anything else...)

‘Winter tires are a scam.’

‘Disabling your ABS by pulling the fuse will give you shorter braking distance.’

‘Even with ABS, you need to pump your brakes.’

‘Brake check tailgaters.’

‘Don’t leave too much space in front of you on the freeway, people will just try to squeeze in.’

‘SUVs are safer because you’re high up and there’s so much more metal around you. In fact, get your kid an old full-size truck as their first car.’