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outta the oven!
On my way to work this morning, I go approach a school zone with 15 mph flashing lights. This woman in front of me in an Expedition or Tahoe slows down at the point where the speed limit goes from 45 to 15, then she quickly zooms through the zone going way faster than even 45. I eventually catch up to her and she's all over the road, keeps crossing the center line.
At a red light I have a chance to pull up alongside her as I'm waiting to make a left and I look over. She's got a big cup of coffee in one hand and her phone in the other. Lady, you need to concentrate more on driving that land yacht and put something down, FFS!
We are watching our 9 yr old granddaughter. We dropped her of at school earlier today. This was the first time we’d done this. What a shit storm with soccer moms in those same giant SUVs fighting for a spot to drop off Susie or Bobby at the front door and then get out of the school grounds. Plus, it was raining.
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I live North of Pittsburgh, we are infested with Denalis, Escalades, Range Rovers and Navigators. I have come to believe that one must have a cup of coffee and a cell phone in hand to successfully drive a 3 ton road locomotive. What really frosts me? $60 - 90K for a car and they can't afford a $100 bluetooth headset? Along with the fact that most 2017 and 2018 come with bluetooth built in. I suspect it's above the technical capability of the drivers to link up the phone and drive hands free. THE most dangerous spot is the road in front of Starbucks, it seems as if they launch that 3 ton mass o metal without regard for the "lesser" cars.
I live North of Pittsburgh, we are infested with Denalis, Escalades, Range Rovers and Navigators. I have come to believe that one must have a cup of coffee and a cell phone in hand to successfully drive a 3 ton road locomotive. What really frosts me? $60 - 90K for a car and they can't afford a $100 bluetooth headset? Along with the fact that most 2017 and 2018 come with bluetooth built in. I suspect it's above the technical capability of the drivers to link up the phone and drive hands free. THE most dangerous spot is the road in front of Starbucks, it seems as if they launch that 3 ton mass o metal without regard for the "lesser" cars.[/QUOTE]
It is the same way south of Pittsburgh.
Years ago on Ft Carson I pulled over an erratic driver during rush hour. I had to make him uncover his lap, it was 90 degrees out and he had a jacket over it. Turns out he was using a device that someone told me was sold under the label "Auto Suck," which plugged into his cigarette lighter. Erratic driving, indeed.
Now googling "auto suck"....
End of Earth: 2 Miles
Upper Peninsula: 4 Miles
Before I Google it, did you find what you were looking for?
I fear these drivers far more than the Saturday night drunks.....at least the drunks have their eyes on the road, even if it's a bit blurry.....
|Three Generations |
Jeebus. Even my '12 Corolla and '13 Tundra came with bloo toof connectivity.
Be careful when following the masses. Sometimes the M is silent.
So, did you get her phone number?
Pima county AZ will sometimes post a Radar unit at or closely near a school zone to catch speeders as they zip thru the 15MPH school zone..
I hear the citation business is brisk.
"In GOD we trust. All others pay cash" - Sign in a Pawn shop.
In most school zones you could post a car, with all lights flashing, running radar and you'd run out of tickets before you run out of speeders.
Drive through any affluent suburban neighborhood in the US and you’ll witness the same.
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Here in Georgia, the governor just signed a law that says you cannot have your phone in your hands when driving. The law takes effect in a month or two and I am very happy with it.
I'd love to be around when cops start writing tickets for people holding their phone at stop lights. We already have a no-texting law and I see people all the time at lights, using their phones. You don't park at a red light, but apparently, some people think the law defines driving as "being in motion".
In a free society, one does not have to deal with those who are irrational. One is free to avoid them. - Ayn Rand
|The Unmanned Writer|
Are you allowed to hold it when dialing?
Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul.
Help, I'm having premonitions of future flashbacks.
Only in an insane world are the sane considered insane.
Some people listen to the noise of the world,
And some people listen to the quiet.
From my understanding, that is a grey area, because now how are you able to prove you weren't hanging/texting/surfingtheweb? Sure, you can go through the whole motion of showing the time stamps on your phone, but honestly, you will just make it worse. I don't even talk with my phone in my hands, and I was going to say I text, but I dont know the last time I even did. I just mainly change my pandora station. However, my wife is with me most of the time, and I have good dictation skills.
Side note, I didnt know para lived in the same state as me.
Used guns deserve a home too
We have the idiots racing through the treacherous Jawja mountains.
These left lane Andrettis will kill you all for a little thrill.
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