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Old September 18th, 2018, 09:38 AM
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idiots on the road

today I had some moron try to pass me by using the turn only lane - unknow to him, I was going to be turning - I'm lucky he didn't hit me - he was flying & not using his signal
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Old September 18th, 2018, 06:12 PM
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Re: idiots on the road

One of my boys installed a dash cam because of the nuts.

I'm glad you're safe.
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Old September 18th, 2018, 07:28 PM
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I'm glad you didn't get hit, snafu. ((hugs))
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Old September 19th, 2018, 05:02 PM
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Re: idiots on the road

I must be an idiot magnet - today there was a worse one!


this person was drifting across lanes/weaving in their lane, would not change lanes when there was a huge opening (like 6-10 car lengths) - but would try to squeeze between cars where another #$%$ was riding someone's bumper


- no wonder his/her silver mustang had a dent in the left rear quarter panel


I stayed way behind, once I realized he/she was driving distracted/impaired - when I had a chance to pass (with another lane between me and him) I took it
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Re: idiots on the road

I was behind someone who was making me nervous today. They weren't doing anything really idiotic, but I kept expecting something bad to happen any second.

The divided highway leading to my house from town is being repaved (along with some other road construction). We're at the first phase where the old surface has been scraped up, so the lanes are harder to drive in (metal bar subsurface) and there are only the (newly painted) white lines in the middle between lanes - no yellow line between the road and the shoulder.

The person in front of me apparently tracks the yellow line to drive. And since it wasn't there, they were riding the shoulder and kept veering very, very, very close to the grass. Eep. I ended up passing them on the right, since they were going 10mph under the speed limit anyway.
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I've become a nervous driver
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Re: idiots on the road

on the topic of dash cams,

what would be reasonable (vs going overboard)

front

front and back

front, back, and dash
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Re: idiots on the road

I think I jinxed myself by posting this thread - I've had more near misses


Today, I about got hit by a guy changing lanes (without a signal) - and either he didn't look or I was in his blind spot .... but the laws of physics don't allow two cars to occupy the same space at the same time.
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