He said that it’s not much different from driving a car, but that there’s a trick to making turns that she probably would not have figured out without some training. He also said that most buses are designed to not go faster than 40 MPH, which makes the entire movie bullshit.
That was disappointing to learn (even though Dennis Hopper is now dead, so we would probably be safe anyway). But I’ve been thinking about this ever since I first saw Speed twenty years ago, and it’s really nice to finally get some closure.
cc: Speedy Gonzalez