Are You a Middle Lane Driver?

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  1. crossroadsnyc

    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, same concept as my left lane driving thread ... and if this is you, again, knock it off! As much as I detest left lane drivers, I'm starting to think the most dangerous drivers on the road are actually the middle lane drivers.
     
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    pedecamp Well-Known Member

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    Explain...
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Yes, explain.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    It's pretty simple, really ... drivers who are traveling below the speed limit, and just cruising along in the middle lane, when they should really be off to the right. It's particularly dangerous when in a heavy traffic situation, as it not only impedes the flow of traffic, but creates a dangerous situation whereby people are passing them on both sides (passing on the right, of course, being the most dangerous). There is nothing wrong w/traveling below the speed limit if that's what you are comfortable with, but it's incumbent upon drivers to respect the flow of traffic. Oh, and for Christ sake, if you are going to drive in the middle lane like that, take a peek to your right before switching lanes for your upcoming exit. I've witnessed a couple of very close calls recently, which is why it's on my mind.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    But Crossroadsnyc, those assholes will do that in any lane so.......................................
    You just ride them until they move over and if they give you shit you wait for a good reasong to kill them legally if faith willing they give the opportunity.
    Those assholes also fuuckup people trying to merge in on ramps in the right lane.

    That is my opinion.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Be careful what you bring up. :)

    I think you are in the Northeast.
    Try driving in New Orleans and you will want to kill people but know you should keep a level head.
     
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    Micky Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    What is a 'middle lane'?
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    When you have three or more lanes in one direction.

    Uggh again; left nut, right nut, dick in the middle.

    I am a big dick in the middle and drive 7 to 10 mph over speed limit when possible. :)

    I pass in either the left or right lanes when possible as need arises.
     
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    Micky Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    We don't have them here.
    The idiots here take up all the lanes.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    There are no highways with more than two lanes in one direction in Vermont?

    The idiots everywhere take up all lanes. :D

    Drive at night equates to less idiots on the road. That is for anyone who is interested when using interstates for long travel.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Funny you should mention that, as I saw that happen recently as well, where a driver didn't let someone merge from the on ramp, and it almost created an accident. Meh, I think I'm just getting disgusted w/other drivers overall these days. It seems as if drivers are worse today than they've ever been. Under skilled, arrogant, and angry. Bad mixture.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    You just described the unthinking idiots of today. They are self absorbed individuals who do not care about anything beyond their space.
    Again, the reason to execute the Darwin synopsis.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I was driving along earlier today on a 2 lane road, and the guy in front of me was going about 10mph under the speed limit, and it was a no passing zone, so I was kinda stuck. So, we're driving along, and all of a sudden the son of a bitch comes to a complete stop in the road .... and why? So he could let some guy who was turning onto the road from another street in front of him. I was absolutely dumbfounded.
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    As mentioned above there are idiots everywhere.

    Blow your horn nonstop when someone does that.
     
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    come to Atlanta. you will hate everybody in every lane
     
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    California... "hold my beer!" :)...
     
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    Not really. 3 lanes is extremely rare except for turning lanes or exit ramps.

    Kinda nice, really...
     
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    Far Rider Hendrixian VIP Member

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    Nah, you're just getting old like me and Micky. :agreed:
     
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    I dont really care as long as they are not driving way below the speed limit as long as they are not in the left/passing lane...thats what gets me going!!!
     
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