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#46 b1g_dav3

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 08:54 PM

Corsa drivers in general.

Why do they all seem to think everyone wants to race them?

 

How about a 1.0 Ecoflex in yellow, with a halfords exhaust and 10,000K HID's?



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 10:17 PM

How about a 1.0 Ecoflex in yellow, with a halfords exhaust and 10,000K HID's?

Should be crushed (with the drivers inside)



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:07 PM

I have a number of pet peeves dependant on where I am and what i'm driving, middle lane huggers doing 45-50mph on the motorway, don't they know that anything over 7.5 tonne isn't allowed in the fast lane, private hire taxi's, they think they own the road and most of the car parks at the local supermarkets, cashpoint cripples, those idiots that think it's ok to leave their car in the disabled spots while they go to the cash point, cyclists with no road sense, other drivers with no lane discipline, white van driver who has no idea that that little stalk beside the steering wheel puts the flashing yellow lights on, that are standard equipment on all vehicles.

 

But my biggest peeve, the mobile phone user, those individuals that are so stupid to think they won't get caught eventually, when for £15-20 they can get a Bluetooth headset and at least be somewhat legal



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:22 PM

Ive got to be honest it annoys me when I see people driving round with earphones in. What happens if someone presses a horn to warn them ie because they're reversing too close to your car and they're going to hit you and you press your horn and cause they've got their ear phones in they dont hear you and boomf insurance claim! Lol and people that double park on busy streets!

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:24 PM

And people that park on the opposite side of the road to a Line of parked cars so that you have to slow right down to squeeze through! What happens if a fire engine comes and needs to get through!

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:33 PM

I have a number of pet peeves dependant on where I am and what i'm driving, middle lane huggers doing 45-50mph on the motorway, don't they know that anything over 7.5 tonne isn't allowed in the fast lane, private hire taxi's, they think they own the road and most of the car parks at the local supermarkets, cashpoint cripples, those idiots that think it's ok to leave their car in the disabled spots while they go to the cash point, cyclists with no road sense, other drivers with no lane discipline, white van driver who has no idea that that little stalk beside the steering wheel puts the flashing yellow lights on, that are standard equipment on all vehicles.

 

But my biggest peeve, the mobile phone user, those individuals that are so stupid to think they won't get caught eventually, when for £15-20 they can get a Bluetooth headset and at least be somewhat legal

 

I agree strongly, basically I dislike 90% of other drivers as they all seem ignorant/crass/stupid.

 

 

Ive got to be honest it annoys me when I see people driving round with earphones in. What happens if someone presses a horn to warn them ie because they're reversing too close to your car and they're going to hit you and you press your horn and cause they've got their ear phones in they dont hear you and boomf insurance claim! Lol and people that double park on busy streets!

 

Headphones in my consideration equals driving without due care.

Double parking on kerbs is a particular niggle of mine, no wonder there's so many people making claims for tripping on broken kerbs/pavements

 

And people that park on the opposite side of the road to a Line of parked cars so that you have to slow right down to squeeze through! What happens if a fire engine comes and needs to get through!

 

OOH, don't get me started.



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:34 PM

And people that park on the opposite side of the road to a Line of parked cars so that you have to slow right down to squeeze through! What happens if a fire engine comes and needs to get through!

 

They'd ram the vehicles out of the way, and all be charged with causing an obstruction :P



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:37 PM

Fire engines should come fitted with battering rams to do this haha that'd teach them

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:44 PM

Fire crews usually carry car skates to enable then to move parked vehicles out of the way in an emergency.

Not fun if they use them on hills ;)



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Posted 14 April 2013 - 11:59 PM

Personally I reckon there should be a fourth emergency service which you phone if you see a Vauxhall to get it impounded and crushed lol

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 12:55 AM

I agree strongly, basically I dislike 90% of other drivers as they all seem ignorant/crass/stupid.

 

My father once told me just after I passed my test way back in 1977 to "Treat all other drivers as idiots and you can't go wrong", it's something I've passed onto both of my kids that I helped teach to drive.

 

But the worst of the worst are the foreign drivers, those idiots that bring their LHD cars to this country and haven't got a clue about our highway code



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Posted 15 April 2013 - 01:02 AM

Same advice I got from my dad.
We all do something dumb at times, we're just generally lucky enough to get away with it.

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 01:24 AM

Another of my pet peeves has just come to mind, and I know clive will agree they're illegal as well, and that's the idiots that change the spacing on their number plates to spell a word or name, or use silly fonts that the ANPR can't read.

 

Then there's the boy racers with a 1.0 polo and a big bore exhaust, all noise and no guts, they make me laugh



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Posted 15 April 2013 - 02:24 AM

People who alter their plates are just drawing attention.
I pulled one a while back where he had strategically positioned coloured plate screws.
Driver reckoned someone had done it as a prank and he knew nothing about it, pity the alteration spelled his initials exactly! Strange that.
They must think we came down in the last shower, excuses are like butt holes- everyone has one. :D

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 02:28 AM

Another peeve I have, scrotes that walk along playing music on their phones - er there's an invention called headphones you inconsiderate divs.
Not everyone likes the soulless crap you listen to.

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