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DANGERS IN ELECTRIC CARS.

Issue 17 and Volume 34.

DANGERS IN ELECTRIC CARS. Of the dangers possible to result from the use of electric cars, that due to fire caused by the electrical equipment should be one of the least to he dreaded, in cases where the work in the car is carried out properly, although, of course, electrical apparatus, like all these, is subject to derangement. “But (savs the Electrical Review) there is nothing inflammable about the electrical equipment, and about the only thing that can burn is the car body. There is no danger of an explosion which fills the car with flaming oil or gas. and. in this respect, the electrically lighted car is safer than cars lighted in other ways. Should the breakdown of the motors set fire to the floor of the car, there is little danger, if only a panic can he prevented. A car body is not particularly inflammable, and there is…

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