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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Bsuds » Oct 24th, 2017, 6:14 pm

For all the idiots out there that just have no clue....

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby alanjh595 » Oct 24th, 2017, 8:12 pm

Bsuds wrote:For all the idiots out there that just have no clue....

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I see that every day, and I am usually on the road for less than 1 hour/day.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Grandan » Oct 25th, 2017, 6:06 am

I recall that 30 years ago a man was on CBC radio telling the world that it was ok to pick any lane to turn into.
It is no wonder everyone does it.
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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby jimmy4321 » Oct 25th, 2017, 6:27 am

Bsuds wrote:For all the idiots out there that just have no clue....

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It's a shame cause if everyone made the right moves those across from the Blue car wanting to make a right hand turn on a red light could regardless of the traffic signal directed to the Blue car.
Assuming things would go as they should in BC probably end up in a collision.
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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Grandan » Oct 25th, 2017, 9:55 am

We have dotted lines indicating the lane we need to stay in, what's next, barrier curbs to define the lanes?
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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby jimmy4321 » Oct 25th, 2017, 10:10 am

Grandan wrote:We have dotted lines indicating the lane we need to stay in, what's next, barrier curbs to define the lanes?



Well, this is the idiot thread.
I wouldn't be shocked if one day there will be a physical barrier wherever you can fit it
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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Smurf » Oct 26th, 2017, 5:54 am

Self driving cars will cure it all, LOL. That is until someone hacks a couple and really screws things up.
Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have of changing others.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Bsuds » Oct 26th, 2017, 10:18 am

To the driver of a Company (HVAC) pick up this morning. School Zones are 30 not 60.

You are an idiot! (I contacted the Company to advise them as well)

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby damama55 » Oct 26th, 2017, 10:40 am

I seriously think ALL companies need to have a memo, meeting, or whatever is needed to remind all employees that-THEY NEED TO SLOW DOWN THROUGH SCHOOL ZONES. I called a company the other day because one of their company trucks was doing 50 through the George Elliott school zone here in Lake Country.
When I see it, I will report it.
You may be driving a company vehicle, and THINK the law doesn't apply to you, BUT it does.
Slow down before you hit a young person that may step out in front of you before you know it.
Heartfelt sympathies to all affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Texas and to the families and friends. And to the officer who lost his life in Abbotsford, you were a true hero, too.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Bsuds » Oct 26th, 2017, 10:49 am

I heard back from them and was told they have GPS in all their vehicles so would be easy for him to know who did it and would be talking to the driver.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby damama55 » Oct 26th, 2017, 11:01 am

The young lady I spoke with said, yes, she understands that a school zone is exactly that, and, was going to have a talk with that driver and ALL the drivers. The companies don't know it we don't speak to them about the drivers that are NOT driving safely, as far as I am concerned.
Heartfelt sympathies to all affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Texas and to the families and friends. And to the officer who lost his life in Abbotsford, you were a true hero, too.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby spooker » Oct 26th, 2017, 11:48 am

damama55 wrote:The young lady I spoke with said, yes, she understands that a school zone is exactly that, and, was going to have a talk with that driver and ALL the drivers. The companies don't know it we don't speak to them about the drivers that are NOT driving safely, as far as I am concerned.


Not often enough ... but I've called a couple of companies to let them know when their drivers are being courteous ... you're right about how we'll speak up when someone does something wrong, but we should try and do something the other way to reinforce good behaviour ... I think there was some research done on the whole idea of negative reinforcement vs positive but I can't remember the conclusion
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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Bsuds » Oct 27th, 2017, 9:24 am

To the lady in her SUV would you please get off your phone so you can pay attention while you speed through the school zone!

Idiots, they're everywhere!

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby alanjh595 » Oct 27th, 2017, 9:46 am

I just saw another one too. Man this time, company van, on the phone and blew right through a stale red light right in front of me. If I hadn't approached the intersection slowly and preparing to turn left, I would have been hit full speed right in the driver's door.

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Re: Yer an idiot!

Postby Woodenhead » Oct 29th, 2017, 1:15 am

They are fine parking in the handicap spot - they just have to be brain-dead to park that badly. :up:
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