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Worst outburst on the road. . .

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BowtieRed, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. BowtieRed

    BowtieRed 1/2 ton status Author

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    Name your worst episode.

    Mine:
    Driving home around 11:45, down a quiet neighborhood road. Guy rips out in front of me, laying rubber not to be rearended by me, then brake checks me when i'm already slowing down as not to hit him. Proceeds to go 20mph in a 35 and brake checks me every few seconds. I pass him on a double solid yellow on a straight-away to prevent him from somehow killing me. I go 35 and he tailgates me. I am ABSOLUTELY FUMING. Get to a stopsign. put it in park, get out walk up to his window screaming for an explanation or him to get out to receive his asswhooping. he locks the door (i checked. . . ) 5 minutes of me just yelling my head off at this guy who had to be 5 years older than me. i punch the window several times and finally i get a really bright idea- remember, this guy brake checked me, something that could be fatal as there was about a 30ft drop to one side of the road with trees along it, i passed him after the drop area had passed- i take my shirt off and place it on my lisence plate tucked in my rear door to keep it there, walk back and take my steel toed boots to his drivers door about 15-20 times. got in my car and left. never seen him again. i might just kill him if he catches me at the wrong time.
     
  2. nc87k5

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    Re: Road rage

    i was driving home from Goldsboro behind an 18 wheeler, following close since traffic on the other side was to a crawl, when this van switched lanes in front of me. i had to slam on brakes to prevent hitting him, tried to catch up with him, but my Nissan wouldn't hold up with the big V8. i was really pissed, there wasn't enough room for an Escort to get between me and the 18 wheeler and this A**hole pulls a stunt like that. /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
  3. BowtieBlazer

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    Re: Road rage

    Shortly after September 11th I see a towel head driving down I-10 with a few american flags on his car upside down. Glad I couldn't catch him I was thinking some very nasty things.

    Guy at work got cut off and spun into a median by a rabid ricer on the cell phone weaving in and out of traffic, got lucky and didnt die by hitting a pole or running into oncoming I-10 traffic, ran the guy down 13miles later when the teen got out and said he was sorry, but had been running 110 away from him, my friend said you could have killed me, or fawked up my new truck and laid him out without another word.
     
  4. landsmasher

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    Name your worst episode.

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    Too hard to do. I run into bad drivers every single day. One after the other. No cops around ever. But here's my latest way of getting back at some of these idiots and maybe teaching them a lesson...

    Lately, people seem to be making up thier own rules of the road. No one seems to know how to work a 4 way stop. It's every man (or woman) for themselves. The worst of it is that a lot of people think that if they can initiate a left turn in front of me before I get to the middle of the intersection, it's OK because they think I will quietly sit there and take it. WRONG!!!! I can somehow tell when they are thinking of doing this. What do I do? I FLOOR IT! I do all I can to make them think I'm going to hit them in the middle of thier illegal left turn in front of oncoming traffic. I haven't hit one yet because I time it perfectly and just miss thier tail by an inch or two. If I do actually hit one sometime in the future it's going to be thier fault and my neck is going to hurt really really bad. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  5. clubba68

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    If you hit the rear of their car while floored, or even not floored, whilst they are turning in front of you, you will lose that court case.
     
  6. Sandman

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    A few years ago passing through a small town in a friends older Dodge truck, we had a guy that was so close to our rear bumper that we could not even hardly see him. Like an early 80's Monte or something. This went on for awhile so my friends says "Hang on" and locks 'em up. The car hit us pretty hard destroying the front end. Headlights were gone and the radiator was steaming. We hit the gas and took off. They tried to follow but there was too much steam coming out and with no headlights they gave up. We got away too.

    In highschool, I beat up this guy for slapping my girlfriend. He tells his big brother who is in college and they get some buddies and come after me in his car. A '69 Firebird. I am in '76 Toyota Landcruiser FJ40 with the stock 6. They roar in front of me and start stomping the brakes to get me to stop and I keep swinging around them. Finally I have enough and the next time they get in the front and lock them up, I hit the gas. It ruined my front bumper and put his trunk through the back window, tweaked the whole body so all of the panels were out of alignment and broke the seat tracks. We both kept going and since we both left the scene of an acident, no charges were filed. The Firebird had to be parted out. They never bothered me again.

    These days it seems that more people carry guns so I take a more of a layed back approach. Especially since I carry one also. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  7. kombi59

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    A couple of friends and I were on our way to Lake Havasu from Yuma for a VW show. now everyone thinks we are so slow speed limit 65 we are going 65 in our Buses. so this trucker pulling doubles I might add decides 65 isnt enough /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif for him and decides to pass on a double yellow up hill /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gifwell he almost makes it and a car comes over the top of the hill /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif the truck swerves into our lane my friends bus is ran off the road and into the ditch at 65. pretty scary right well we could never catch this as*ho*e /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif but we sure tried. the shipper got a call from us later that day /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif. glad I did'nt have a gun. this new breed of truck drivers are so dangerous. just glad there was a smooth ditch. wish I would have had the K5 I would have caught his ass allright!!! /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
  8. 84_Chevy_K10

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    If you hit the rear of their car while floored, or even not floored, whilst they are turning in front of you, you will lose that court case.

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    For one, they'd never prove the throttle position that you were at upon impact.

    And besides, someone turning in front of someone else will always be at fault unless an un biased witness comes forth to say something otherwise.
     
  9. ryoken

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    i'm bad... i can be a real hothead and scream at peeps for being stupid all the time. no quams about pulling over and going at it... you'd think at 39 i'd mellow.. little calmer last 5 yrs or so tho..

    anyway, i'm in the fastlane on the gardenstate parkway doing 70 with about 2 car lengths between me and the guy in front.. guy cuts in front of me. i fume, pass him on the right, got a little ahead of him and bombed his windshield with the full morning coffee, light and sweet /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    perfect shot, just blew up on his windshield. i was lucky he didn't wipe out, he certainly couldn't see till the wiper/washer where applied...

    but f it, he deserved it....

    i always tell the guys at work they don't have to worry, if i ever go on a killing spree, it won't be them, it'll be housewives in H2's. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
  10. landsmasher

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    If you hit the rear of their car while floored, or even not floored, whilst they are turning in front of you, you will lose that court case.


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    For one, they'd never prove the throttle position that you were at upon impact.

    And besides, someone turning in front of someone else will always be at fault unless an un biased witness comes forth to say something otherwise.


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    THANK YOU! Actually I would probably care less what happens in court. But dang it, There is only one set of road rules that I know of in this country and turning left in front of on-coming traffic is a no no. And it happens to me every single day... Almost got me one today... /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
     
  11. clubba68

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    If you hit the rear of their car while floored, or even not floored, whilst they are turning in front of you, you will lose that court case.

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    For one, they'd never prove the throttle position that you were at upon impact.

    And besides, someone turning in front of someone else will always be at fault unless an un biased witness comes forth to say something otherwise.

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    And that is why I said, "Or Not Floored", but there may be witnesses for that.

    And as for the fault? If you tag the very rear of someone as they are completing a turn... the fault is yours. Go try it, see what happens, but don't come crying to me or anyone else when you are found to be at fault.
     
  12. BowtieRed

    BowtieRed 1/2 ton status Author

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    i want a dana 60. people EVERYDAY pull out the wrong way of the one way at our school. one day i am going to pull in the one way in my truck doin 25 over and over again till i nail someone. then i will collect around 1000 for my totalled axle and since my lift is insured too i can get new springs. but with 1000 instead of buying a new 10bolt. . .D60 time

    (note: not going to do this i could kill someone with my truck)
     
  13. landsmasher

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    If you tag the very rear of someone as they are completing a turn... the fault is yours

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    Try to picture someone turning left in front of you while you are going straight through the intersection. A stop sign is supposed to be treated just like a stop light. (On coming traffic has the right of way.) If I hit them, it;s going to be on the side of the vehicle. Maybe the tail end but still the side. In any case, they turned in front of me. Who's fault is it? As long as there is no exibition of speed, ie; no burning rubber, I think it would be thier fault.

    If it ever happens I'll be sure to let you know what the outcome is. I just wish someone would do it to me in my K5 which has the dreadded cow catcher front bumper. No one ever does though. They only do it to me while I'm in the work van. Go figure! LOL! /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  14. 88Silverado

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    California is weird.
    The law basically states if you tag someone from the rear, its your fault for not following at a safe distance and not having your vehicle under control. I had that happen to me when someone in front of me decided at the last minute not to turn and pull back in front of me. I tagged the rear and I was at blame for the ablve reason. Really stupid
     
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    If you hit the rear of their car while floored, or even not floored, whilst they are turning in front of you, you will lose that court case.

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    NO you won't
    I won mine in more way than one!
    This is the guy that made one of those nice illegal turns in front of me!
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    Making a left in front of oncoming traffic is failing to yeild right of way and if you made the left you will lose in any court in the country unless the others had a red light.
     
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    Hmmm, worst one huh,

    Well leaving Wal-Mart one night following my wife who's in the van.
    As we're pulling onto the ramp for the freeway some guy in a CRV cuts me off (in my Burb!) and slips in between my wife and me where there was no room. I get back on his butt in a heartbeat and he starts weaving trying to go around my wife on the shoulder. He tags the rear of our van with the front of his honda and then shoots up the left shoulder just as we get to the freeway. Then cuts back in and clips the front bumper of the van again! My wife gets on the shoulder and looks shaken up but the van isn't hurt from what I can see so I go after this guy. My wife knows me well enough to know that was what I would do, so I just had to worry about getting yelled at later if I caught him.
    I catch him a couple miles later just as we're getting to the next ramp. He trys to get off the freeway from the left lane and didn't see that I was still following him but in the right lane. He swings onto the ramp cutting me off and realizes that it's the same truck and trys to run again but it's too late. I've already got it floored and slam my brush guard into the rear of his rig and almost spin him off the ramp into the Home Depot lot below.
    He gets out and starts banging on my window screaming at me, all the while I'm on the phone with the State Patrol who show up a few minutes later. I also call the city cops in the town where he hit my wife and they know me since I towed for them for about three years and my old boss is already at the other scene with my wife. Once the State Patrol shows up I get out and talk to the office and tell him everything that happened. A couple minutes later the Pickerington police show up with my old boss and cuff the guy and take him away.
    Total cost to me $80 bucks for another set of Hella's that I smashed and a little buffing to the bumpers of my wifes van. Plastic imports VS. Solid Steel Domestic Fullsize = no contest! /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    there are exceptions, but his case is totally different. he is hitting the back side of someone's car, not someone he's following. in most states it is AUTOMATICALLY your fault if you fail to attemp to avoid an accident. it's also not your fault if someone changes lanes in front of you and slams on brakes. you didn't have enough time to get a safe following distance.
     
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    dude that's awesome that must have been pretty exhilirating!
     
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    Well I got messed up pretty good, and I don't remember any of the accident.
    [​IMG]

    Here's where I have a few other pics, and I'll add more to this album when I get a chance.
    Accident
     
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    To bad you have to join to see those pics, I really wanted to seee them.

    I'm curious though, how did you get so banged up if all you did was bust up your Hella's?

    <font color="red"> as for this one: </font>

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    I FLOOR IT! I do all I can to make them think I'm going to hit them in the middle of thier illegal left turn in front of oncoming traffic.

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    You are totally right about the left turn across oncoming traffic. The person making the left will be at fault. However, I don't think you are considered "traffic" when you are accelerating off of a stop sign in which the left turning vehicle has already entered the intersection.
    Think of a 4 way stop as a nuetral zone. There should be only one vehicle in the intersection at a time for it to work properly.

    Definitely do this at a traffic light where you and the oncoming traffic both have green lights. You know, the guy that tries to beat you off the green.
    But you will be charged, especially when you hit them towards the rear say behind the rear axle.

    Cops might each donuts but they see traffic violations all day long. It doesn't take a college degree to see what happened.

    ML
     

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