Are You a Middle Lane Driver?

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  1. mickeydg5

    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    I have never been on I-80 but have been on southern I-75.

    It also depends on the time of day and where you are at that time of day. Things are always worst during rush hours.
     
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    ricksconnected Well-Known Member

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    i use to live there lol.
     
  3. mAx___

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    I've been living in South FL for too many years now. Lowest driving IQ in the galaxy. And that's before the smartphones arrived!
     
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    There might be no tomorrow.

    Enjoy the ride.
     
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    yeah but it can also get others killed as well.
     
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    67Mopar Well-Known Member

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    I-10 is for pussies! I'll negotiate that highway drunk, stoned, and rolling. :D

    The issue is which highway is the most dangerous, not the most aggravating. The proof in in the statistics... I-4 is thee most treacherous stretch of highway in the USA. I don't drive I-4 often, but when I do, I am max attentive! The source of the chaos on I-4 is road construction, not incompetent operators. They're trying to do a job today, that should have been done in the 1970's.

    Aggressive driving on I-4... Gee, I wonder why?
     
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  8. crossroadsnyc

    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    What's the age requirement for the Pipe & Slippers club? :hmm:
     
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    I-75 north through Cincinnati. THE most ignorant divers seem to gravitate there. Had one this morning, in his $500 Nissan flashing his lights at people in the fast lane. We were going 70 in a 55, and he thinks we are going to get over and let him pass? Moron screams down middle lane, 5 cars in front of me, pulls in front of them and slows to 40 mph. WHY is there NEVER a cop near when this stuff happens? Ended up behind this douche, and he pulled into his company lot exactly 3 seconds before I did. All his stupidity and darting in and out of traffic got him 3 seconds!!!! I was SO hoping he was one of our loser plant workers!
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Ahh, I see. We are talking fatalities.
     
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    Far Rider Hendrixian VIP Member

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    I can assure you that you have many moons to go pilgrim. :)
    How's the little one? Asked you for the car keys yet?
     
  12. Dogs of Doom

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    Having to drive through the Golden Gate & Bay Area bridges during rush hour is an experience. You're stuck on the bridges, full to capacity, parked, as the bridges rumble & sway back & forth...

    At 1 point, in LA, the 405 was the worst. It could take you 3 hours to travel 10 miles. That was before they built the double decker. During the construction, it was even worse. Hollywood (101) is the most rude drivers. You do not use turn signals, or you'll get blocked every time.

    One thing we deal w/ here, is that, when it rains, some people drive like it's snowing, while others don't bat an eye. So, the freeway will have some people driving 10 MPH, while others trying to drive 80 MPH.

    Probably similar to Texas, we have people that think they are in Mexico, so, they drive by Mexican road rules. They don't use breaks, but instead, honk their horn, for you to use yours... :)...

    Everywhere I've driven, it seems that they have their own set of traffic issues. Like you say, the same, but, I think unique, somewhat. The issues vary, but it amounts to the same BS...
     
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    Dogs of Doom Moderator Staff Member

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    According to each generation, it gets younger & younger... or, at least they want it to.

    Nowdays, they want their pipe & slippers before they get out of college.
     
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    67Mopar Well-Known Member

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    We think the earth is overpopulated, but it is not. Every human on the earth could fit in a landmass the size of Texas. I say open lands for homesteading, and commercial development.
     
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    67Mopar Well-Known Member

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    I've never been to California. I've always wanted to cross the GGB, and checkout the Redwood Forests. In view of recent developments, I think I'll postpone the trip. San Francisco, LA, and San Diego are occupied territories.
     
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  16. crossroadsnyc

    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    My Dad was telling me about his pipe collection a couple of weeks ago, and said I was welcome to go through them to pick out any that I might want ... then it dawned on me that he was smoking his pipes at my age, and I was like 'hey, I can be that guy!'. I'm not a smoker, but I kinda want to be now :lol:
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    I wear slippers, fairly nice slippers.
     
  18. anitoli

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    8+ billion people in Texas? They would be pissing on each other.................
     
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    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    No, its probably true. I have heard that mentioned several times.

    The planet really is not overpopulated in terms of space but in terms of production, consumption, emission and viablilty it may be.
     
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    Dogs of Doom Moderator Staff Member

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    The problem is that, whenever someone makes a place nice to live everyone else wants to go there, then that place is overpopulated, meanwhile, the other parts are left vacant...

    Like Los Angeles. It was overpopulated in 1890. They now have 10 fold the people & people are still coming in.

    Meanwhile, nobody lives in Antartica... Pshhht!
     
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