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I want to buy a large board of MDF 2440mm X 1200mm. I won't be able to fit it in my car so I will need to carry it on top. I was planning to put some towels on the roof and then hold it on to with loops of duct tape through the front and back windows. it then struck me that I won't actually be able to get in the car again if I loop it through both windows unless the front loop is just a single loop, which doesn't seem very secure. Whilst I'm only planning to travel about 3 miles, for safety reason I'm reluctant to do something that would render all 4 doors not easily openable in the event of an accident. I think it is probably best to have secured at 2 point. Duct tape at the back should stop it flying off the roof, but without anything else holding it in place I suspect it may be able to pivot left and right potentially weakening the tape. I'd be grateful for your suggestions. There will only be me and I'm too big to climb through car windows.

I want to buy a large board of MDF 2440mm X 1200mm. I won't be able to fit it in my car so I will need to carry it on top. I was planning to put some towels on the roof and then hold it on to with loops of duct tape through the front and back windows. it then struck me that I won't actually be able to get in the car again if I loop it through both windows unless the front loop is just a single loop, which doesn't seem very secure. Whilst I'm only planning to travel about 3 miles, for safety reason I'm reluctant to do something that would render all 4 doors not easily openable in the event of an accident. I think it is probably best to have secured at 2 point. Duct tape at the back should stop it flying off the roof, but without anything else holding it in place I suspect it may be able to pivot left and right potentially weakening the tape. I'd be grateful for your suggestions. There will only be me and I'm big to climb through car windows.

I want to buy a large board of MDF 2440mm X 1200mm. I won't be able to fit it in my car so I will need to carry it on top. I was planning to put some towels on the roof and then hold it on to with loops of duct tape through the front and back windows. it then struck me that I won't actually be able to get in the car again if I loop it through both windows unless the front loop is just a single loop, which doesn't seem very secure. Whilst I'm only planning to travel about 3 miles, for safety reason I'm reluctant to do something that would render all 4 doors not easily openable in the event of an accident. I think it is probably best to have secured at 2 point. Duct tape at the back should stop it flying off the roof, but without anything else holding it in place I suspect it may be able to pivot left and right potentially weakening the tape. I'd be grateful for your suggestions. There will only be me and I'm too big to climb through car windows.

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Securing a large board on the roof of my car

I want to buy a large board of MDF 2440mm X 1200mm. I won't be able to fit it in my car so I will need to carry it on top. I was planning to put some towels on the roof and then hold it on to with loops of duct tape through the front and back windows. it then struck me that I won't actually be able to get in the car again if I loop it through both windows unless the front loop is just a single loop, which doesn't seem very secure. Whilst I'm only planning to travel about 3 miles, for safety reason I'm reluctant to do something that would render all 4 doors not easily openable in the event of an accident. I think it is probably best to have secured at 2 point. Duct tape at the back should stop it flying off the roof, but without anything else holding it in place I suspect it may be able to pivot left and right potentially weakening the tape. I'd be grateful for your suggestions. There will only be me and I'm big to climb through car windows.