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Old 05-26-2013, 07:44 AM   #1
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how do you get on the freeway the wrong way!!!

the downside to vegas is there are many stupid drunk people. was headed home ass early this morning and got on the 215, had the hammer down in the fast lane when the gas light came on. figured i better lay off it and jumped in the middle lane, just then a car passes me in the fast lane going the wrong god damn direction. how bad does your malfunction have to be to get on the damn freeway the wrong way??

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Old 05-26-2013, 07:50 AM   #2
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2 ways. Alcohol number 1 and the inability to handle alcohol 2.
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Down here in Florida we get a lot of DWO ... Driving While Old !!!
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:12 AM   #4
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2 ways. Alcohol number 1 and the inability to handle alcohol 2.

3. at least half the people in Vegas are tourists who (A) don't know the roads, and (B) probably aren't used to dealing with that volume of traffic.
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:23 AM   #5
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2 ways. Alcohol number 1 and the inability to handle alcohol 2.
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:29 AM   #6
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Down here in Florida we get a lot of DWO ... Driving While Old !!!


When I used to live in Winter Springs, FL., there were tons of retired drivers just driving around 10-15 mph under the speed limit with nowhere to go.
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:33 AM   #7
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When I used to live in Winter Springs, FL., there were tons of retired drivers just driving around 10-15 mph under the speed limit with nowhere to go.
without those people though Florida would just be one big cat litter box though right. They are the economy of Florida
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:50 AM   #8
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Did you call 911 and report it?
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:53 AM   #9
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A freind of mine just lost his life a few months ago due to some A-hole driving the wrong way on the highway. The only good thing is that the drunken ass lost his too.
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:01 AM   #10
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Good reason to stay out of the fast lane after 2am. Wrong way drivers always drive the "slow" lane in the wrong direction.
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:09 AM   #11
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Good reason to stay out of the fast lane after 2am. Wrong way drivers always drive the "slow" lane in the wrong direction.
Good point I instinctively drive in the right lane, by far the most room to react if needed. If there is no shoulder I go to the middle lane.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:16 AM   #12
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Thank God you're ok.. most people never live to tell about it.

I've lost a few good military men to wrong way drivers azzholes on I10.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:42 AM   #13
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I don't know. there was a crash here on the freeway with a wrong way driver. seems like about once a year there is one
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:43 PM   #14
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Yea it was reported. Should of know better, any time there is a holiday weekend or anything big is in town it's best to stick to the slow lane. Happens quite a bit out here though. One of the girls at work just lost her husband like that.

Just surprised me to see it that far from the strip. Most likely it was a damn local.
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Old 05-26-2013, 04:32 PM   #15
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3. at least half the people in Vegas are tourists who (A) don't know the roads, and (B) probably aren't used to dealing with that volume of traffic.
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Down here in Florida we get a lot of DWO ... Driving While Old !!!
This happened a few years ago right outside in my town. Driver in her late 90s got lost in her own home town in the middle of the day with light traffic volume, and drove south head on into a car in the northbound lanes on the interstate.
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:46 PM   #16
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Down here in Florida we get a lot of DWO ... Driving While Old !!!
My sister lives in Orlando and says it happens a lot with tourists.
She calls it DWB: Driving While British.
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:52 AM   #17
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Glad you're OK, I had an accident on the strip 2 weeks ago when a tourist made an illegal u turn in front of me and I t-boned their rental car.

Drivers in this town are horrible...
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:24 AM   #18
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I'm telling ya, there a bunch on non driving mofos out here. Have heard about it for years out here. First time I ran in to it personally. That's a helluva situation. There's no where to go and nothing you can do. I don't care what the crash test rating in on my car, your not gonna make it out of that.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:11 AM   #19
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without those people though Florida would just be one big cat litter box though right. They are the economy of Florida
big cat litter box, love bug breeding ground, alligator habitat = phlo-rida minus the seniors.

Glad the OP wasn't hurt though due to some idiots neglect for life and respect of others.
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:19 AM   #20
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2 ways. Alcohol number 1 and the inability to handle alcohol 2.


Worked with a nice girl from publix that sad to say, drank to much, drove on the wrong side of the freeway and into a bus. Miss her a lot.
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Old 05-27-2013, 01:50 PM   #21
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I remember I saw a driver do that. I was actually driving with him except I was in my car and I was driving on the correct side. He got pulled over a few miles down the road with no accident. Thank god. Glad your ok. It was not yet your time!
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Old 05-27-2013, 02:03 PM   #22
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My idea is to put the spikes like they have at parking garages on all off ramp exits. I mean who the backs up those ramps?... Nobody! I think that would solve a ton of problems.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:59 AM   #23
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i was in vegas for the weekend (btw wrong side driver wasnt me lol) but i was trying to avoid driving on the strip but when i did drive down it sunday night there was a tbone accident too so weird how the cars were in such awkward position and of course being the strip seemed like no one was moving at all for a while til they cleared it out..
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