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Old June 29th, 2007, 04:12 AM   #21
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I would make such idiotic manoeuvres a criminal offence. People should loose their license, pay hefty fines and have a criminal record for this crap they pull on the road.
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Old June 29th, 2007, 04:13 AM   #22
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I find them just funny.
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Old June 29th, 2007, 08:53 AM   #23
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I find them just funny.
ain't funny at all to me... i don't see what can be funny there to you
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Old June 29th, 2007, 08:59 AM   #24
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In the Philippines, there are various animals that randomly go on the freeway, chickens, water buffalo, etc.
I have never experienced that on a Philippine motorway. And I doubt that can happen especially on the SLEX or NLEX.

Though I've seen alot of trying hard drag racers on Honda Civics and recklessly race in the motorway.
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Old June 29th, 2007, 01:48 PM   #25
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I find them just funny.
It's not so funny when you're driving like 90km/h and see some guy driving in reverse right in front of you.
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Old June 29th, 2007, 04:14 PM   #26
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How about this

Athens orbital motorway way Attiki odos watch whats happending at hard shoulder

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2G40WrQfTk


also see this in attiki odos,greek mafia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhFIPxn12RA



and for speed lovers also in attiki odos M6 v10 reaching 340 km/h

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWhkGybzzIw

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Old June 29th, 2007, 11:58 PM   #27
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people crossing a 4 - 6 lane highway at night, with absolutely no sense of recognising what a 120+ kph speed is. (many people are killed every year and always the motorists are held responsible).

Once in the night I saw not one but three persons trying to cross the highway and they were standing beside eachother on the line between the fast lane and the third.

A minivan had stopped on the emergency lane on the right side to the highway and had put a road cone halfway on the middle of the fast lane, and peoples were geting down from it.

...

And then are 70% of the drivers in total who seams to have just poped up from a cave and made to drive on the road.
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Old July 13th, 2007, 01:00 AM   #28
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This happened to me just last week!

I hit teh exit lane on i-87 to get off at Albany,NY and right in front of me I see a BMW 3 series reversing down the exit ramp at around 20-30 mph. The guy then got off the exit ramp and onto the shoulder where he tucked his head down while I passed him.

scared the shit out of me


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A friend of my just encountered such a situation on the Brussels R0. And he made a pic of it
The pic was just a good shot, because he was taking pics in Belgium, but this scares the shit out of you.

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Old July 15th, 2007, 10:55 PM   #29
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In Spain's A-1 highway I've seen Moroccans (who live in Europe and usually return to their country in summer) driving on the shoulder during a traffic jam. Not very stupid compared with the things you've posted.
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Old July 15th, 2007, 11:11 PM   #30
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Because such things happens often in those Arab countries. It usual to see people drive 5 cars next to eachother on a threelaned motorway in Algiers.
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Old July 15th, 2007, 11:35 PM   #31
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Ghost drivers are very common in Austria. In 2006 there were officially 486 of them...
Some years back, I witnessed an elderly man in a Mercedes stopping and turning right in front of me on A4 (Hungary-Vienna). Pretty scary.
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Old July 15th, 2007, 11:53 PM   #33
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I've seen a man walking a dog on a motorway in England, and last summer on the M25 there was sush a bat lit double decker, MY ungcle was driving at
130ish and saw that in front carwling, time to change lanes.
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Old July 18th, 2007, 10:21 PM   #35
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Old July 27th, 2007, 04:45 PM   #36
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Que hay prisa, adelantamos en toda la raya continua...

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Old July 28th, 2007, 02:35 AM   #38
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Ghost drivers are very common in Austria. In 2006 there were officially 486 of them...
Some years back, I witnessed an elderly man in a Mercedes stopping and turning right in front of me on A4 (Hungary-Vienna). Pretty scary.
What is a ghost driver and why do they exist?
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Old July 28th, 2007, 03:43 AM   #39
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What is a ghost driver
Ghost driver is the one who drives on the autobahn in the wrong direction. Sometimes ghost drivers also have their lights turned off, but it's not necessary to be a ghost driver

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and why do they exist?
People stupidity is the reason that first comes to my mind. You can't blame it on the lack of driving rules knowledge because motorways exist in all countries around the world, so people know they must drive one way only.
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Old July 28th, 2007, 03:47 AM   #40
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Ghost drivers are very common in Austria. In 2006 there were officially 486 of them...
Some years back, I witnessed an elderly man in a Mercedes stopping and turning right in front of me on A4 (Hungary-Vienna). Pretty scary.
I always blame the USA for bad drivers, but I have to admit that it is very rare here. I personally have never seen one in 7 years that I drive on American motorways, and I drive a lot.
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