rear-ender


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rear-ender

and back-ender
n. an automobile wreck where one car runs into the back of another. (see also fender-bender.) It wasn’t a bad accident, just a rear-ender. The rain caused a couple of “back-enders,” but there were no serious accidents.
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Huska says 40 per cent of all accidents are rear-enders at controlled intersections caused by inattentiveness.
HOP, STRIP AND JUMP TV investigator Julia does some ripping off of her own KIT OFF Sol poses after his football strip KATE & SEE Apprentice star Kate uncovered CHEST MATCH Jimmy proves that he's a great catch REAR-ENDERS Lucy will be the talk of Walford after this picture
But Peter Schuytema, an ODOT transportation analyst, said the crashes there have been rear-enders, and adding a traffic signal generally increases such collisions.
KIT OFF Sol poses after his football strip KATE & SEE Apprentice star Kate uncovered HOT TO FOXTROT Strictly Come Dancing's Camilla Dallerup CHEST MATCH Jimmy proves that he's a great catch REAR-ENDERS Lucy will be the talk of Walford after this picture HOP, STRIP AND JUMP TV investigator Julia does some ripping off of her own
The pair expose their rear-enders in the soap's first ever spin-off video - The Mitchells: Naked Truths - which is already being touted as a Christmas best-seller.