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  1. The recent death of the actor who was crushed by his runaway Jeep, reminded me of a bad habit of a lot of drivers these days. Every car must have an operable parking brake to be considered safe. Every car's operator's manual states that application of the parking brake is one of the actions to be taken when parking the car. Unfortunately, many drivers ignore this advice, assuming that the "park" position of the gearshift is good enough. If this young man had properly set the parking brake. he would still be alive today. The operator's manual instructions re. the use of the parking brake will probably not absolve Chrysler from liability in this case, but everyone should seriously consider following the manufacturer's advice on the subject..