Heel Is Held on Accelerator by Small Metal Box (Dec, 1936)

Heel Is Held on Accelerator by Small Metal Box
Woman drivers who have difficulty in keeping the high heels of their shoes on the accelerator will find that a shallow metal box soldered to the lower end of the pedal as shown will solve the problem. It will, of course, be necessary to remove part of the rubber covering of the pedal and clean the metal before soldering the box in place.

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  1. [...] I wasn’t the first to pick up on this idea either as this cutting shows, from Popular Mechanics magazine in [...]

  2. nadia says: March 12, 20082:28 am

    i just take off my shoes or wear flip-slops when i drive. it saves the heel from further wear and tear.

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