Started by Bad Raven, April 12, 2018, 16:38:58 pm
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Quote from: Michael_Rolls on April 13, 2018, 17:46:48 pmI guess a lot of the bad driving - over and above pure incompetence/lack of consideration - is exacerbated by the level of traffic involved. Until we came up here all my driving had been in the home counties - other than holidays in France - including central London and I regarded it as the norm. Up here, even in Glasgow and Edinburgh life seemed easier . The levels of incompetence/lack of consideration were much the same, but the density was lower than I was used to, so no problem.After we had been up here about three years we did a tour of relatives 'darn sarf' - Staffs, Surrey, Kent, and Hereford and once in the Surrey bit - much of it really south London nowadays - I was appalled at the aggression on display. Three days of putting up with it and I realised that I was driving just as aggressively as everyone else (but aggression and lack of consideration don't go totally hand in hand)Mike
Quote from: paulinfrance on April 29, 2018, 06:37:05 amCan we use four letter words on this forum to air our thoughts,,, Yesterday was another 'death defying' ride on my motor bike on French roads, drivers going all the way around the roundabout on the outside lane, and the second time ( in 3 klm/s ) a small white van driver on his phone went straight across the roundabout, from the right lane,to the centre and back again,, did he even see that it was a roundabout ?.
Quote from: itsme on April 29, 2018, 07:51:38 amNormal for France from what I have seen.Sent from my SM-A300FU using Tapatalk
Quote from: PDR on April 29, 2018, 12:06:11 pmPeople who abuse the Tesla "autopilot" should just be flayed, rolled in salt & vinegar, left for a few hours to marinade and then slowly fed feet-first into a meat grinder. PDR
Quote from: Michael_Rolls on April 29, 2018, 12:09:27 pmYou old softy, you! I can think of MUCH worse punishments - like being made to watch Eastenders or the like
Quote from: PDR on April 29, 2018, 12:06:11 pm Places in the world where I refuse to drive include cities in Egypt
Quote from: Bad Raven on April 28, 2018, 20:53:30 pmAnd this is the quality of driver getting hold of extremely high power tesla's..........................http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-43934504
Quote from: Bad Raven on May 01, 2018, 15:21:04 pmNot driven in Rome but have been there several times, and always astounded that when someone wants to cross a busy central Rome road, they just do.......no waiting, little warning, they just turn and cross........and everything stops and waits.
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