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Idiotic driver stories
« on: April 06, 2019, 11:57:04 PM »

Self-explanatory

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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2019, 05:01:34 PM »

Basically, you could find one or two in every major thread.
And one or two, or more, told by every major forum user.

So, time will tell if we need a dedicated thread.  :D
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2019, 05:24:03 PM »

A few summers ago. A lot of times you see something idiotic and go “where’s a cop when you need one?”

I was headed east on I-94/694 near the Brooklyn Center split, probably headed to downtown Minneapolis though I don’t remember the reason. Afternoon rush, so traffic not going anywhere fast. I had noted a cop a couple lanes over, whatever. A couple cars ahead of me a Suburban abruptly and dangerously cut someone off moving into my lane. The cop saw and nailed them. It was satisfying.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2019, 09:26:46 AM »

A few summers ago. A lot of times you see something idiotic and go “where’s a cop when you need one?”

I was headed east on I-94/694 near the Brooklyn Center split, probably headed to downtown Minneapolis though I don’t remember the reason. Afternoon rush, so traffic not going anywhere fast. I had noted a cop a couple lanes over, whatever. A couple cars ahead of me a Suburban abruptly and dangerously cut someone off moving into my lane. The cop saw and nailed them. It was satisfying.
Moments like that one really are the best.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2019, 08:39:10 PM »

A few summers ago. A lot of times you see something idiotic and go “where’s a cop when you need one?”

I was headed east on I-94/694 near the Brooklyn Center split, probably headed to downtown Minneapolis though I don’t remember the reason. Afternoon rush, so traffic not going anywhere fast. I had noted a cop a couple lanes over, whatever. A couple cars ahead of me a Suburban abruptly and dangerously cut someone off moving into my lane. The cop saw and nailed them. It was satisfying.
Moments like that one really are the best.

https://www.reddit.com/r/ConvenientCop/

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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2019, 09:18:05 PM »

Driving on the I-405 North (Los Angeles). A slow guy on the carpool lane with an Infiniti behind it. As my parents pass the Infiniti, the Infiniti suddenly cuts us off to pass the slow carpool lane guy. Barely missed us. The Infiniti then just dashes off like a maniac. Whats with luxury cars and people acting like dicks on the road? Smh
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2019, 09:40:40 PM »

I was a stop sign this morning behind a bus.  The bus driver didn’t take the turn wide enough and began backing up without looking. Had I not thrown the car in reverse I would have been hit. 

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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2019, 12:15:23 AM »

Some moron pulled a tour bus into a roadside stand and almost backed into my car.  I'd barely had the car a year when it happened, and thankfully I got it out of the way.  Being stranded on US 221 in Wautauga County, NC, is no fun, especially on a date.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2019, 05:30:07 AM »

This being FIB-land, where do I begin?

I'll go with the instant car-ma first.  I was stopped for a four-way stop sign at Damen and 19th Street, waiting patiently for a timid driver to complete her turn.  Both I and and unmarked Chicago squad opposite me then started to go when she completed her turn.  The impatient fool behind her then decided that now was a good time to blow the stop sign on 19th.  I, being closer, blew the horn.  The cop let me go through and then went in pursuit of dipshit on 19th.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2019, 06:23:23 AM »

This being FIB-land, where do I begin?

I thought FIB was the affectionate term Wisconsinites used to describe people from Illinois. Is it being taken up by residents of Illinois to describe themselves?
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2019, 07:52:03 AM »

This being FIB-land, where do I begin?

I thought FIB was the affectionate term Wisconsinites used to describe people from Illinois. Is it being taken up by residents of Illinois to describe themselves?

I’m not from Illinois originally, and didn’t learn to drive that way.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2019, 09:36:04 AM »

Driving on the I-405 North (Los Angeles). A slow guy on the carpool lane with an Infiniti behind it. As my parents pass the Infiniti, the Infiniti suddenly cuts us off to pass the slow carpool lane guy. Barely missed us. The Infiniti then just dashes off like a maniac. Whats with luxury cars and people acting like dicks on the road? Smh
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2019, 02:33:49 PM »

A good "Idiotic Driver Story" should begin with, "Today, an Amazon driver ..."

I'm convinced none of them know how to drive.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2019, 04:37:43 PM »

A good "Idiotic Driver Story" should begin with, "Today, an Amazon driver ..."

I'm convinced none of them know how to drive.
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Re: Idiotic driver stories
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2019, 07:25:47 PM »

The dashcam gives us lots of idiotic and crazy drivers stories like this one.
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