What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

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What are the worst kind of drivers on the roads today?

Focus/fusion drivers (with or without purple rinse)
1
2%
White van drivers
11
20%
407/Vectra drivers (otherwise known as reps ;-p)
0
No votes
Volvo drivers
5
9%
Flash gits in very expensive sports cars
1
2%
4x4 drivers (otherwise known as school run Mums)
8
14%
Learner drivers in their mum's/dad's car
4
7%
Caravanners (with or without the Volvo)
2
4%
Foreign drivers (who made their licences out of cereal packets)
9
16%
Corsa/AX/Clio drivers (otherwise known as 'Chavs')
15
27%
 
Total votes: 56

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Post by DaiRees » Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:21 pm

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Post by mjb » Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:25 pm

peterpies wrote:as new user to this forum and a taxi driver
GAH! It's all your fault I get drunks trying to get in my car when I drive past pubs after 11! :lol: Just kidding :)
<steve_earwig> I think this forum is more about keeping our cars going with minimal outlay than giving our cars more reason to go bang

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Post by steve_earwig » Fri Oct 05, 2007 7:37 am

I hit "foreign drivers" 'cos that's all we've got here... Ok, it says Great Britain but they're pretty darn lousy and I can't imagine one lasting long on UK roads:

absolutely must overtake the car in front at all costs! - blind bends, brows of hills, cars stopped at pedestrian crossings*, oncoming Pug 406...
indicators are for wimps
oh, I see a friend, I don't suppose anyone would mind if I stop in the middle of this junction to have a chat
there's a car coming, I better pull out now
what's this big blue light on my dashboard for?
why does my tractor need lights? I can see fine!
ah, a narrow twisty road with lots of houses, time to put my foot down!
I can drive fine, I just can't walk, hic!!

*when I started driving here I used to get angry when I stopped at pedestrian crossing and the pedestrian looked at me as if I were mad. I moaned about it to my other half and she said it's because people often overtake there and she'd nearly gone to meet her maker this way. I've seen it happen a few times since.

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Post by mjb » Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:37 am

steve_earwig wrote:what's this big blue light on my dashboard for?
:lol:
<steve_earwig> I think this forum is more about keeping our cars going with minimal outlay than giving our cars more reason to go bang

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Post by steve_earwig » Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:29 pm

steve_earwig wrote:ah, a narrow twisty road with lots of houses, time to put my foot down
And, on that note, I saw a VW parked in someone's front garden this morning just down from my girlfriends, this is indeed a narrow twisty road with lots of houses and I shudder to think how fast he/she must have been going on a wet road to demolish a fairly large pine tree.

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Re: What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

Post by teamster1975 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:44 pm

As a biker it has to be 4x4's and volvo's :evil:
1996 406 1.8LX Got a bad case of hydro lock!
1996 406 Executive 2.0 Turbo XU10J2TE No longer hangin' on in there :(
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Re: What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

Post by adam03031980 » Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:27 pm

Theres a definate 3 in pole positions
Chavs
Foreign drivers
and White Van Man

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Post by bloodredwarlock » Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:24 pm

Blue406 wrote:All of these annoy me! LOL

I chose Van drivers as the buggers seem to wait for me. I can see them pull up to the junction with the road I'm cruisng at 55-60 on, then wait till I'm 30 to 50 yards away before pulling out on me and proceeding to smoke their way to 35mph where they stay.

One particular, relatively new, annoyance is Citroen Picasso drivers. They ALWAYS hold you up and allways pull out on you and fail to keep up with the flow of traffic.

And Taxis... what's their problem?? If in front of you they insist on doing 20 in a 30 zone, 40 in a 60 zone and hogg to outside lane of a dual carriageway or motorway doing 50.

But when they are behind you, no matter how fast you'r going, their grille is firmly up your rear end.
yep couldnt agree more f*cking taxi drivers round kirkcaldy/leven/dunfermline are the pits. As for the picasso drivers had a few of those but usually white van drivers but the new craze for me at the moment is bikers sitting an inch from my rear bumper or my wing mirror when im doing 50/60mph to the point i can see all the dirt marks on him, feel like hitting the b*st*rds when they pull along side knock them off their goddamn bikes :twisted:

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Re: What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

Post by teamster1975 » Thu Dec 27, 2007 11:47 pm

bloodredwarlock wrote:the new craze for me at the moment is bikers sitting an inch from my rear bumper or my wing mirror when im doing 50/60mph
Now I've never done that :wink:
I'm a very considerate biker :)

Actually, I was working up near St Pauls Cathedral just before Christmas, the scooter & couriers must use the force zipping through traffic, they are all psychos!
1996 406 1.8LX Got a bad case of hydro lock!
1996 406 Executive 2.0 Turbo XU10J2TE No longer hangin' on in there :(
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Re: What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

Post by steve_earwig » Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:49 pm

I've tried following dispatchers through the traffic in London, how long do you expect to live? :shock:

Me neither for the tailgating, it's usually cars that do it to me. In fact, it's best to hold back a bit because you stay clear of any erratic driving, can see more of your surroundings & you also have a wee run up for overtaking.
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Re: What do Great Britain's worst motorists drive?

Post by teamster1975 » Fri Dec 28, 2007 10:14 pm

I was thinking about doing one of those ROSPA advanced riding courses, get every advantage I can!
1996 406 1.8LX Got a bad case of hydro lock!
1996 406 Executive 2.0 Turbo XU10J2TE No longer hangin' on in there :(
1997 Honda CB500V
2003 Volvo V40 1.8 GDi SE killed by a nutter in a beemer 5 series
2008 Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Titanium X

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Post by mjb » Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:07 pm

bloodredwarlock wrote:bikers sitting an inch from my rear bumper or my wing mirror when im doing 50/60mph
Drop it down a cog or 2. Sharply. Without touching the accelerator. Quite fun to see 'em panic... they tend to get the hint after the 3rd or so time
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Post by teamster1975 » Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:36 am

mjb wrote:
bloodredwarlock wrote:bikers sitting an inch from my rear bumper or my wing mirror when im doing 50/60mph
Drop it down a cog or 2. Sharply. Without touching the accelerator. Quite fun to see 'em panic... they tend to get the hint after the 3rd or so time
Now that's just evil :twisted:
1996 406 1.8LX Got a bad case of hydro lock!
1996 406 Executive 2.0 Turbo XU10J2TE No longer hangin' on in there :(
1997 Honda CB500V
2003 Volvo V40 1.8 GDi SE killed by a nutter in a beemer 5 series
2008 Mondeo 2.0 TDCi Titanium X

"Always look on the bright side of life, dedo, dedo dedodedo"

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