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Do you know the differences between Driving in Florida and Nascar?

Discussion in 'Announcements & Open Forum' started by Tallman, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Graphics and numbers on the cars. Nascar drivers are somewhat more courteous, Floridians will slam the door on you as you are trying to get in the lane. NASCAR drivers will back off as soon as the front fender of your car is even with their door, Floridians will gun it to block you out. Swapping paint happens with more regularity and vigor with no excuses on Florida's highways.
    In all fairness the worst offenders were cars from other states, NY, NJ, PA, and OH.


     

  2. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    Agree 100%

    When the snowbirds are in season, I often just sit and count to 3 when my red light turns green.
    Of course, the effen horn behind me blows instantly, [​IMG] but,...... about 1 time in 20, some bozo runs the red light as I sit there.
     
  3. Norm Garland

    Norm Garland New Member

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    Most Nascar drivers don't have Blue Hair!
     
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  4. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Must be from Quebec. Those assholes blow the horn behind you when you are at a RED light and they figure they waited long enough for it to turn GREEN.
     
  5. midnight special

    midnight special Well-Known Member

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    stay off i 4 from october till 2 weeks after the sun and fun fly in,,,,,,,,,
     
  6. StrangeBrew

    StrangeBrew Sr. Member

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    Keep in mind most of those Snowbirds don't have much time left on the planet, they can't afford to waste it waiting for you.:whistle:
     
  7. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    To be honest the worst drivers I have encountered were in Massachusetts on the 495 from Lowell thru to Taunton. I swear they think that a car signalling in front of them wanting to change lanes was a signal for them to nail it and fill the hole before you could change lanes.
     
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  8. 357magnum

    357magnum Well-Known Member

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    I hands down have to agree with Capt. Kilowatt , Mass is awful ! But being from RI we have our issues here also , some of their driving habits must have bled over .:censored::ROFLMAO:
     
  9. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Sounds like here as well.
     
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  10. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    Try driving in Houston Texas !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It sucks...
     
  11. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    I must apologize if we have any members here from Quebec. You are not ALL assholes. Just the ones I met are. :whistle:
     
  12. Tallman

    Tallman W9WDX Amateur Radio Member, KW4YJ EXTRA class

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    Some of the worst drivers I have seen till I went to Florida was Houston, TX and Oahu Hawaii.
    In Houston if you are heading South on 45 and your tire blows you drive all the way down to Galveston at the speed limit on the flat tire! And don't you dare slow down on the entrance ramps of any highways at any time! Gun it and don't look.

    HAWAII is an international nightmare. All of the drivers from all US cities and all of the drivers from Asia and Europe gets real nutty at times. One person in their 70's from Laos had never driven a car before in his life was chased down the for many highway before he stopped. He side swiped a bunch of cars and caused thousands of dollars in damage and he claimed diplomatic immunity.
     
  13. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    I would feel safer driving at Bristol than on any public road in Florida. Since 25-30% of Florida drivers are uninsured and a large amount of a$$holes are on the road without knowing English or having valid licenses.
    The real aggressive fast and furious wannabes are the most dangerous and mostly uninsured.
    The best insurance policies are maximum coverages and the other is keeping a Sig Sauer 1911 cocked and locked. Shame!
     
  14. 357magnum

    357magnum Well-Known Member

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    Psycho , you must have watched the race yesterday VHT on the bottom or not what a freakin' wreck fest !
     
  15. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    I like Mark Martin's statement about Bristol....."It's like racing in a soup bowl". Bristol part 2 is ready to start.
     
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