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Suppose there is a car moving on a road in relativistic speed. The road has a ditch (hole) which is litter bigger than the car when both are at rest.

Modification: Assume that the car will fall on the ditch if all of its tyres are in the air at the same time. If two of the rear tyres rest on the road and two of the front tyre hang on the air, the car won't fall in the ditch; it can move as if all of its tyres are on road.

Now the problem is, car seem to fall on the ditch on the

roads perspective whereas in the cars' perspective it can pass the ditch without trouble.

The question is Will the car fall in the ditch?

(Though I have much understood much of S.R. I got stuck on this. I know that: though in the road's frame of reference the two rear and the two front wheels seem to be in air at the same instant its not the case in the car's frame of reference. In the car's perspective they occuur one after the other.

But anyway, it can't be that --> for the car it can escape the ditch AND for the road it can trap the car.? )

Have attached picture for visualization.

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# Modified Car and ditch paradox

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