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#31 (permalink) Old 01-28-2013, 11:44 PM
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it's also a delusional increased sense of self-worth


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i'm guessing a few people have seen this, but for those who haven't, here's some road rage aussie style:



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You need to be careful about baiting them. They will do it to everyone else but the moment its done right back to them its seething hatred. Something in their brain must click over. They have no soul. When you look in their eyes there is nothing there.

They are people that can dish it out but cant take it themselves. One day they will do it to someone that will make sure they dont go home. It would probably happen more in other countries than here but lately f**kery has spread in society to pandemic levels.

All they get now is a fine and a slap on the wrist. You cant take their car or license off them as they will continue to drive.

Tribal law might be more effective.
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And The PDW...I've driven thru Texas. You guys don't do anything small. The speed limit (for Texans) STARTS at 85mph. I darn near died going around Austin. I lacked both horsepower and drinking water. Both are bad.
Ah, you must have discovered 130. There are very few services out there. Generally no matter where I'm going, I keep a water bottle with me. It's always a good idea to keep little food, water, and a flashlight (also a blanket if you live in a cold clime) in your car though.
I had no problem with the speed limit in my new Kia
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To get around India they say you need four things: A good driver, good brakes, a good horn, and good luck.

It seems this also applies to the Rio. However, it doesn't matter what you drive you, there are idiots out there doing stupid stuff
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Ah, you must have discovered 130...I had no problem with the speed limit in my new Kia
Scion xA. 100horse/100torque. Buzzy at 65mph at 3250rpm, screaming at 5000rpm at 85mph on 130. Great grocery-getter. Not a Texas cruiser.

At least now with the Rio5, my legs aren't numb from engine buzz when I get home.
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All I know is that I should become a cop, the amount of fines I would hand out would be ridiculous. Speeding, changing lanes/making a turn without indicating, tailgating, not paying attention to the road, knowingly ignoring the speed limit, making illegal turns and to top it all off, being a smartarse. And that would all be for the one person!
I know its not that simple due to the associated paperwork but man, I'd be the leading revenue hunter out there and to make it better for all us small car drivers, I certainly will be targeting the X5/ML/Q7/XC90 crowd
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All I know is that I should become a cop, the amount of fines I would hand out would be ridiculous. Speeding, changing lanes/making a turn without indicating, tailgating, not paying attention to the road, knowingly ignoring the speed limit, making illegal turns and to top it all off, being a smartarse. And that would all be for the one person!
I know its not that simple due to the associated paperwork but man, I'd be the leading revenue hunter out there and to make it better for all us small car drivers, I certainly will be targeting the X5/ML/Q7/XC90 crowd
The last thing we need are more revenue generators Really, I think the main problem is aggressive driving, not so much speeding. You're not hurting anyone by speeding or turning illegally if no one is nearby.
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and to top it all off, being a smartarse.
They fine people for that in Australia? Cops could make a killing around here.

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I used to have a Rio Sedan (2003), but now in my 2005 Spectra5 I have noticed the same thing. I live in Florida and we have all types of drivers here. With the tail gaters, I'll brake check them. I know it's not the right thing to do, but I will. As for not being seen. I changed my fog lights to 3000k (yellow) HIDs. If you don't see those, you should not be driving. I do run my lights about 80% of my day time driving. I do drive a bit offensively, but I will not let myself become a bug on some SUVs bumper.
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