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  Reply # 1073123 24-Jun-2014 09:33
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Mark: Does he have no number plate or did you blank it out ?


No number plate . 



Does that make him fair game to run over then ?  ;-)

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  Reply # 1073313 24-Jun-2014 11:43
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surfisup1000:
Mark: Does he have no number plate or did you blank it out ?


No number plate . 



Does that make him fair game to run over then ?  ;-)


Every muppet is fair game.  But this would mean extra points. ;)





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  Reply # 1073328 24-Jun-2014 11:53
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DravidDavid:
Mark:
surfisup1000:
Mark: Does he have no number plate or did you blank it out ?


No number plate . 



Does that make him fair game to run over then ?  ;-)


Every muppet is fair game.  But this would mean extra points. ;)

Hmm, One would assume he is implying cyclists need running over too. Hmmm, How many points again for a 3 abreast 6 long?
That i wouldnt wish injury on anyone but they do get a little bit in the way..


*Additional edit: They might get out the way when i come through with the euro-drift-barge.




 


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  Reply # 1073384 24-Jun-2014 12:49
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DravidDavid:
Mark:
surfisup1000:
Mark: Does he have no number plate or did you blank it out ?


No number plate . 



Does that make him fair game to run over then ?  ;-)


Every muppet is fair game.  But this would mean extra points. ;)

Hmm, One would assume he is implying cyclists need running over too. Hmmm, How many points again for a 3 abreast 6 long?
That i wouldnt wish injury on anyone but they do get a little bit in the way..


*Additional edit: They might get out the way when i come through with the euro-drift-barge.


They only get in the way because Auckland isn't exactly built to support cyclists...They are a huge pain on my route and 9 times out of 10 think they own the road...Just last week one pulled out in to the middle of the road without looking while I was traveling at 45KM/h.  Luckily my foot was already on the brake preparing for a red light at a pedestrian crossing and JUST missed him...He may have gone under otherwise.





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  Reply # 1073385 24-Jun-2014 13:00
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DravidDavid:
TimA:
DravidDavid:
Mark:
surfisup1000:
Mark: Does he have no number plate or did you blank it out ?


No number plate . 



Does that make him fair game to run over then ?  ;-)


Every muppet is fair game.  But this would mean extra points. ;)

Hmm, One would assume he is implying cyclists need running over too. Hmmm, How many points again for a 3 abreast 6 long?
That i wouldnt wish injury on anyone but they do get a little bit in the way..


*Additional edit: They might get out the way when i come through with the euro-drift-barge.


They only get in the way because Auckland isn't exactly built to support cyclists...They are a huge pain on my route and 9 times out of 10 think they own the road...Just last week one pulled out in to the middle of the road without looking while I was traveling at 45KM/h.  Luckily my foot was already on the brake preparing for a red light at a pedestrian crossing and JUST missed him...He may have gone under otherwise.


I always get the idiot darting across the road with his arm out "Signalling" without looking anywhere. Almost cleaned one up on my bike. Not to mention people walking across blind corners and i come flying around. Not to worry. Just as much as an issue when i launch from the lights and a red light runner is coming through. 




 


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  Reply # 1073398 24-Jun-2014 13:07
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He probably drives a car the same way. Too often signaling = I am turning, instead of I intend to turn in three seconds.

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  Reply # 1073403 24-Jun-2014 13:16
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gzt: He probably drives a car the same way. Too often signaling = I am turning, instead of I intend to turn in three seconds.

This is one of the biggest problems in Auckland...My top three would probably be knowledge of proper round-a-bout entering/existing, following distance and indication.

When I see people merge, be it the motorway or Great North Road, it's *click* *click* and then across.  Sometimes it's halfway across and then *click* *click* and sometimes nothing!

I don't know how more people aren't dying.  Are most drivers just crazy stupid with good reflexes, preventing serious accidents?  Or are we just so accustomed to the behavior it's OK for everyone to be stupid as long as you look out for other stupid people being stupid?

I personally drive like everyone else is an idiot.  If my foot isn't on the accelerator, it's on the brake.





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  Reply # 1073406 24-Jun-2014 13:20
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gzt: He probably drives a car the same way. Too often signaling = I am turning, instead of I intend to turn in three seconds.


I am a cautious car driver. Always indicate correctly and use my lanes right. Ask John.




 


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  Reply # 1073408 24-Jun-2014 13:22
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DravidDavid:

I personally drive like everyone else is an idiot.  If my foot isn't on the accelerator, it's on the brake.




Your doing it wrong. This is how its done:




 


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  Reply # 1073411 24-Jun-2014 13:23
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gzt: He probably drives a car the same way. Too often signaling = I am turning, instead of I intend to turn in three seconds.


I am a cautious car driver. Always indicate correctly and use my lanes right. Ask John.

You need to be to survive in this city.  Drive like your life depends on it!

EDIT:  Haha!  Yea, gotta' stay on boost to slide around them pedestrians!





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  Reply # 1073442 24-Jun-2014 14:04
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I got a heap of monday-madness footage on the dash camera yesterday.. reminds me, didn't pull the not indicating exit like mentioned - leared at me for starting to enter the roundabout without knowing they were going to come at me..

I had an elderly couple STOPPED in the middle of the lane to look at the buildings being worked on, forgetting the car behind them
Then a redlight camera running audi (so hope it was recording)
A lane drifter (no indicating) and shortly after another redlight runner
Then another red turn runner that just about peeled some kids over who were crossing on their cross signal
Then a motorbike doing wheelies off the lights
2 SUVs that tail gated (was just over limit!), then went around me only to cross infront and use the damn motorway exit anyway!
Soon followed by said roundabout lear-age

All in the space of 2hrs :)

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  Reply # 1073455 24-Jun-2014 14:25
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Oblivian:
Then a motorbike doing wheelies off the lights


That might have been me, But at least the motorbike rider can drive properly.




 


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  Reply # 1073479 24-Jun-2014 14:52
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Found this pleb on Friday abusing one of my favorite cars...



The idiot was smoking it up in front of rush hour traffic on the corner of Wolverton street and Miranda with a group of his goon sheep trying to be cool.



He over-cooked his little burn out, almost curbing the poor thing on the opposite side of the road narrowly missing a pedestrian on her ipod (oblivious to what was happening, or didn't care enough to think she may be hit by the guy)

I called the police, but this is how the conversation went:

"This is definitely something we are interested in, but you need to report it online."
 
- "But it's happening now...Right now.  In front of me.  A pedestrian almost became part of a metal pole"

"...You need to report it online."

Awesome.





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  Reply # 1073483 24-Jun-2014 14:56
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DravidDavid: Found this pleb on Friday abusing one of my favorite cars...

The idiot was smoking it up in front of rush hour traffic on the corner of Wolverton street and Miranda with a group of his goon sheep trying to be cool.

He over-cooked his little burn out, almost curbing the poor thing on the opposite die of the road narrowly missing a pedestrian on her ipod (oblivious to what was happening, or didn't care enough to think she may be hit by the guy)

I called the police, but this is how the conversation went:

"This is definitely something we are interested in, but you need to report it online."
 
- "But it's happening now...Right now.  In front of me.  A pedestrian almost became part of a metal pole"

"...You need to report it online."

Awesome.


The computer says no. 

File a report. He he. 

I've caught a whole bunch of bad driving on my dash cam.  I wonder if the cops can use the footage to ticket the registered owner (like speed camera infringements). Otherwise, the standard reponse would be "Wasn't me".
 

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  Reply # 1073503 24-Jun-2014 15:19
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surfisup1000:
DravidDavid: Found this pleb on Friday abusing one of my favorite cars...

The idiot was smoking it up in front of rush hour traffic on the corner of Wolverton street and Miranda with a group of his goon sheep trying to be cool.

He over-cooked his little burn out, almost curbing the poor thing on the opposite die of the road narrowly missing a pedestrian on her ipod (oblivious to what was happening, or didn't care enough to think she may be hit by the guy)

I called the police, but this is how the conversation went:

"This is definitely something we are interested in, but you need to report it online."
 
- "But it's happening now...Right now.  In front of me.  A pedestrian almost became part of a metal pole"

"...You need to report it online."

Awesome.


The computer says no. 

File a report. He he. 

I've caught a whole bunch of bad driving on my dash cam.  I wonder if the cops can use the footage to ticket the registered owner (like speed camera infringements). Otherwise, the standard reponse would be "Wasn't me".
 


Only if you agree to stand up in court.

Theres 2 dash camera FB pages for NZ for sharing such halarity. One a few friends and I manage and add local content to. And another with bigger base that more often than not has overseas stuff shared.

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