Originally Posted by askjeeves
some additional information i think is relevant but omitted by the OP. only pads that were obliterated were the front passenger side. Others were still good. I'd estimate approx use of 25% of other pads. I'd think this negates bad braking technique being the cause (but i'm no expert).
Was he running with his MDM on?.This will put a lot of extra heat into the system and cause uneven pad wear if he is aggressive.