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Help! What is the name for the bar (or strap) on the inside of a car that people grip when trying to balance themselves during a sharp turn?

2:51PM Fri, August 06 2010

7853e960e423e6697ec8250ad3aac56a_normal @SmashAttackAsh Florida

The "Oh Shit" handle, of course!

2:52PM Fri, August 06 2010

Tumblr_m0kvzxq3oy1r3mhfjo1_250_normal @moveinreverse

some people call them grannie handles. haha.

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

Twitternew_175sq_normal @StoryCasting

"grab handle"?

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

Snapshot_20120416_normal @TabithaMichelle

Where I'm from, (Arkansas), people call that the oh sh*t handle! lol

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

O1n9p8ijcltjz09nc81j_normal @becfitzpatrick Colorado

HA! I just snorted water! Now I need to find a term for it that my character would actually use... ;)

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

E327cc9fff98cb80ad6ff8823015d6db_normal @JennM14 Pennsylvania

HA we call it the Holy Sh*t Bar !! well not when the kids are around ....

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

B873e467-9f3e-479e-ab8c-ec18af311d92_normal @_JessicaLove

My friend calls it "the oh shit bar," but that probably doesn't help you.

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

Tumblr_m0kvzxq3oy1r3mhfjo1_250_normal @moveinreverse

I guess it's just called a 'roof handle.'

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

O1n9p8ijcltjz09nc81j_normal @becfitzpatrick Colorado

Ah, that might work!

2:53PM Fri, August 06 2010

Mayara__thumb_4__normal @may_livros Novo Hamburgo, Brasil

LOL we use a curse word for that here XD something like "Holy shit" cause that's what ppl call it when they need it XD

2:54PM Fri, August 06 2010

Img_2254_normal @Travis_Pearson

The first thing I thought of was the balance beam, but that's not it. xD

2:54PM Fri, August 06 2010

7853e960e423e6697ec8250ad3aac56a_normal @SmashAttackAsh Florida

Yea, sorry. I guess that won't work for your character. :) The "Oh, Snap" handle? lol

2:54PM Fri, August 06 2010

4bacb90d3300c81f5af93aa309fcb0b1_normal @LaurenDeStefano

I think it's just the overhead grip?

2:55PM Fri, August 06 2010

Twitterprofilephoto_normal @BookieMonster Tehran

I call it "the oh, shit bar" but probably there's a less profane ternm for it.

2:55PM Fri, August 06 2010

Kulv5ez3cdq799u50lda_normal @its_Pixie Houston Tx

um we call it the Oh shit handle. Not sure if that is the name you are wanting though

2:55PM Fri, August 06 2010

8177a7b816837bf925b3e5b1f69cc927_normal @IHrtTheFallenxo

its called the "you-drive-like-a-sodding-maniac" bar =D

2:56PM Fri, August 06 2010

Avatar2_normal @KatieGriffin

I don't know what the official term is. We've always called it the "Oh, shit handle".

2:56PM Fri, August 06 2010

A0ydy0kn_normal @MaybeMab Elk Grove Village

the oh-shit bar? That's what know it as

2:57PM Fri, August 06 2010

F2e5b5dad5ddc268d556ad202a5b1912_normal @heatherwpetty Nevada

I spent two days trying to find the answer to that, and all I came up with was the passenger handlebar.

2:57PM Fri, August 06 2010

55_normal @theaprilnichole

I don't know the real name but I've always heard people call it the "Oh s**t" handle.

2:57PM Fri, August 06 2010

97c62b186b580dae0c81261f79dd53dc_normal @Raychell_92

'the holding on for dear life bar' ? haha

2:58PM Fri, August 06 2010

Dscn0114_normal @Ziaria

The oh S*&t bar?

2:59PM Fri, August 06 2010

3a8a474424019598e201706acf041fe7_normal @Ashraow

hahahahaa is for the boook?.... Handle Bar...:)

3:02PM Fri, August 06 2010

410106c94e55b8ae7b8903f0dc090f12_normal @HappyTwilighter

we call it the "oh sh*t handle*, but that's probably not appropriate, lol

3:02PM Fri, August 06 2010

B4468e647cfca3ecd0d60b0b26dc8458_normal @Olive_Pearl near the ocean

the Oh Shit! Handle

3:02PM Fri, August 06 2010

Nxe6v4wvbrco5jxvkmuv_normal @DrkCherry here

The technical name is the Oh Shit Bar.

3:07PM Fri, August 06 2010

D2d835f2-d9a4-4a61-bb03-61c16234d0ab_normal @Lavender_Lines

Always called it the "Holy sh*t handle". :D

3:08PM Fri, August 06 2010

2hvmfp76vpbm2zh4iwev_normal @BooksCompleteMe

I always called it the "Oh crap!" bar but I am sure that doesn't help you. LOL

3:12PM Fri, August 06 2010

2hvmfp76vpbm2zh4iwev_normal @BooksCompleteMe

LOL I just said the same thing!

3:13PM Fri, August 06 2010

Victorious_by_cyzra_normal @DawnHullender

The "Oh shit" bar =)

3:17PM Fri, August 06 2010

13345_569571627111_38008531_33537296_6502799_n_normal @linz2610 Poc

I call it the Oh Shit handle! Haha but I guess that wouldn't work for a young adult novel!

3:24PM Fri, August 06 2010

190767_207881162561060_100000175334213_890181_3994963_a_normal @marlogirl08 tinytown

it's universally known as the Oh Shit! Handle (excuse the French)

3:31PM Fri, August 06 2010

A1a58ec83a8cea8f3a2313faa2200063_normal @ABookGeek

um don't think it the real name but my husband' family calls it the ohshit! Bar.

3:35PM Fri, August 06 2010

Image_normal @sassysam2121 saving the world

they have a name for that other than handle?

4:09PM Fri, August 06 2010

Twitter_normal @michellehacon

We've always called it the 'holy shit handle' in my family. :)

4:25PM Fri, August 06 2010

guest16229 guest16229

I think it's a officially a car grab handle. I always knew it as a "oh shit handle" too. Lol

5:44PM Wed, July 03 2013

guest57815 guest57815

It's a passenger assist grip.

8:16PM Sun, December 01 2013

guest31406 guest31406

I've heard it called the "Jesus Handle"

11:30AM Thu, March 27

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