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Is it safe to drive my car if it has broken rear springs?

(1999 Ford Escort)
in Syracuse, IN on June 11, 2010
I have been told by a trusted mechanic that both rear coil springs are completely broken. can I continue to drive this car? what are the risks?
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on October 20, 2010
I was told recently by a mechanic, my right side rear coil spring looked dangerous. He instructed me to be careful when driving. I can't afford a new or newer car and will take my chances. I have a later model Ford Escort.
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