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Old 06-10-2008, 06:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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seriously get off the cell phone

i'm starting to get annoyed with people talking on the phone or people who are texting. if you thought i was driving slow, think again, the people go slower, block traffic while sitting on the green light, weave in their lane and sometimes even go into other people's lanes. Not to mention that the accidents they cause. I heard some cell phone law takes effect july 1st but i seriously doubt it will make a big impact.

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Recent cell phone/motorist encounters:

lady weaving between centerline and shoulder for miles- phone stuck to head

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These people are a bigger menace than all this fabricated trumped-up b.s. about drunk drivers.
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Old 06-10-2008, 10:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It disappoints me to see ever increasing vehicle safety standards every year that makes new cars more expensive, harder to work on, heavier........... Yet the government is slow as molasses bringing in legislation to solve a problem that has been known for a decade and is getting people killed on the roads. It is coming, 3/10 Canadian provinces have or are currently enacting it, unfortunately its not where I live.
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This item is unlawful to own.

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.7059

do not order one!

(I actually do not have one, but there are temptations sometimes)
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This item is unlawful to own.

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.7059

do not order one!

(I actually do not have one, but there are temptations sometimes)
ohhhhh... wonder what I could do with that.
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i'm starting to get annoyed with people talking on the phone or people who are texting. if you thought i was driving slow, think again, the people go slower, block traffic while sitting on the green light, weave in their lane and sometimes even go into other people's lanes. Not to mention that the accidents they cause. I heard some cell phone law takes effect july 1st but i seriously doubt it will make a big impact.
Yeah, I got stuck behind a lady at a stop sign while she was on the phone. She just sat there and talked. I couldn't go around here because traffic kept coming from the other direction. I honked at her and she turned and glared at me, like she was saying, "What's wrong with you, can't you see I'm on the %^&* phone!" I had to honk a few more times to get her to move. Apparently she was only going to move if she couldn't hear the person on the other end of the call.
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Yeah, I got stuck behind a lady at a stop sign while she was on the phone. She just sat there and talked. I couldn't go around here because traffic kept coming from the other direction. I honked at her and she turned and glared at me, like she was saying, "What's wrong with you, can't you see I'm on the %^&* phone!" I had to honk a few more times to get her to move. Apparently she was only going to move if she couldn't hear the person on the other end of the call.
reason why I love my small air horn.. I need to upgrade to a train horn
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ohhhhh... wonder what I could do with that.
I have no idea. But whatever it is, I suggest a "Don't tell, and we won't ask" policy.
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Old 06-11-2008, 12:48 AM   #10 (permalink)
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i have such a puny horn on my civic. It sounds like a mouse coughing. I met a guy that had a civic with a train horn. That thing put everybody on their tip toes.

I'm thinking of putting on 2 accord horns. My dad has an 05 accord and whenever he honks his horn it sounds very authoritative.

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