True - Don't really get that sinking feeling and those flash thoughts like "oh cr*p, what will my wife and kids do without me...who will come to my funeral" as you are heading towards a virtual barrier...no not the same.
What's interesting is that I think I went to University with the writer of the article Dan Read. Had the dorm room next to mine and we would sit all day talking cars. lol. Didn't know he went on to write for TG Magazine. lol.