He tries to gain control back over the car, but the leaves on the street are just too wet to do so. No matter how he plays with the knobs and buttons, the thing simply will not behave. This way and that it thrashed, off of curbs and trash cans alike. Finally, the car went up on two wheels before crashing down on its side with a thud. Tommy walked over to it, turned the power off, and took the radio-controlled Jeep back in the house to be fixed.