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What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:33 pm

As title.
Yes, he's overtaking. Yes, he's crossed the solid white line. Yes, they're approaching a bend. :roll:
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Re: What A Clown

Postby andyd » Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:51 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:As title.
Yes, he's overtaking. Yes, he's crossed the solid white line. Yes, they're approaching a bend. :roll:
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Beggars Belief :doh: to put it politely......

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Re: What A Clown

Postby stevemarl » Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:11 pm

The still doesn`t do it justice, you need to see how fast the blind bend is approaching...

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Re: What A Clown

Postby A17 LTF » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:13 pm

Both of them are nothing compared to what i incurred yesterday on Grane Road near Blackburn. LWB High sided van overtook me and 2 other vehicles at a blind S bend. Was hoping there were no cars coming the other way otherwise fatalities were imminant. The van was actually leaning round the bend!!! At one stage i thought it was going to tip over.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby atomic4 » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:32 am

WHAT A :wank:

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Re: What A Clown

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:39 am

atomic4 wrote:WHAT A :wank:


100%..... His Reg No.is visible lets hope he gets a few points on his licence for dangerous driving

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:19 pm

andyd wrote:Beggars Belief :doh: to put it politely......


Hi Andy,
It's drivers like this that take the enjoyment out of going for a drive for pleasure. Some people just have to be competitive and get ahead all the time.

All the best,
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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:26 pm

stevemarl wrote:The still doesn`t do it justice, you need to see how fast the blind bend is approaching...

But Steve, he's a real man who is extremely successful in life and it's his right to drive however he likes. :sarcasmalert:

Don't these people ever wonder what would happen if somebody was driving the other way? I assume that's a national speed limit road, oncoming traffic would be around that corner in a flash.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:30 pm

A17 LTF wrote:Both of them are nothing compared to what i incurred yesterday on Grane Road near Blackburn. LWB High sided van overtook me and 2 other vehicles at a blind S bend.


Hi,
That is ridiculous driving. Absolutely mind-numbingly stupid.
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Re: What A Clown

Postby stevemarl » Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:23 pm

What annoys me is that, even if you have film of such lunacy - send it to the police and they`re not interested. They should actually be encouraging the reporting of these things, it`s doing their job for them and it could take some of the lunatics off the road. They should have a dedicated website.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby -JC- » Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:57 am

I reckon everyone should be made to take a repeat theory/practical test every two years to retain their driving licences. People like that wouldn't be able to recall how to drive like a civilised human being and 90% of BMW and Audi drivers would be off the road, making the roads a much nicer, safer place.
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Re: What A Clown

Postby stevemarl » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:23 pm

TBH, I know that was a BMW, but I wouldn`t even put BM drivers in the same group as Audi`s - they are now by far & away in a class of their own!

And why do they think because they`ve got a big tonka truck they can intimidate & push smaller vehicles off the road? If I`m going in a straight line they can get as close as they like - touch me even - `cos if they do touch me then that`s driving without due care! Even if you`ve got a Q9 or whatever.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby andyd » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:29 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:Beggars Belief :doh: to put it politely......


Hi Andy,
It's drivers like this that take the enjoyment out of going for a drive for pleasure. Some people just have to be competitive and get ahead all the time.

All the best,
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Couldn't agree more Andrew.
The bigger the Car the bigger the A**hole behind the wheel, I'm not easily intimidated on the road and let them know it :swear:

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Re: What A Clown

Postby andyd » Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:30 pm

-JC- wrote:I reckon everyone should be made to take a repeat theory/practical test every two years to retain their driving licences. People like that wouldn't be able to recall how to drive like a civilised human being and 90% of BMW and Audi drivers would be off the road, making the roads a much nicer, safer place.

I think you should re take a test if you are found guilty of dangerous driving as this 'Knob' or 'Knobette'? :whistle:

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:26 pm

stevemarl wrote:And why do they think because they`ve got a big tonka truck they can intimidate & push smaller vehicles off the road?

Hi All,
The thing that annoys me most is the way these drivers sit two inches from your bootlid if you have the audacity to be using 'their' third lane on a motorway when your overtaking something that's in the middle lane.
There's just no need for it.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:34 pm

andyd wrote:I'm not easily intimidated on the road and let them know it :swear:

Hi Andy,
I try not to be, but sometimes it's easier to be submissive and just get on with the journey in peace.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Aug 12, 2015 6:04 pm

-JC- wrote:I reckon everyone should be made to take a repeat theory/practical test every two years to retain their driving licenses.

Hi JC,
I'm not sure about a periodic retest!
How about a simple multiple choice one-question test?
"Do you aspire to own:-
A) A BMW.
B) An Audi.
C) None of the above because I'm not an arrogant photocopier salesman who feels the need to over-compensate for other shortcomings"

There you go, easy.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby andyd » Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:47 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
andyd wrote:I'm not easily intimidated on the road and let them know it :swear:

Hi Andy,
I try not to be, but sometimes it's easier to be submissive and just get on with the journey in peace.

All the best,
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I find the Driver in the wrong is always on the offensive when you challenge them,
trying to make out their actions are OK and you're in the wrong...

7.00/8.00 on a Sunday morning is the best time to be out driving, before the idiots get up.

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:47 pm

andyd wrote:I find the Driver in the wrong is always on the offensive when you challenge them,
trying to make out their actions are OK and you're in the wrong....


Hi Andy,
Yes, I've noticed that too. What a complete bunch of...
Whenever I make a driving mistake, as we all must do at times, I'm happy to hold my hand up and mouth "sorry".

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Re: What A Clown

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 13, 2015 4:55 pm

The more I think of it, the more I like the idea of Google's self-driving car for town driving.
That would be the end of aggressive behaviour.
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