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Old 05-28-2019, 11:22 AM
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Why are people so bad at merging into traffic?

I am amazed at how people merge into traffic on the highway. I donít understand why people are so bad at this, in heavy or light traffic they merge at too low a speed causing issues for other drivers.
I was under the assumption that everyone understood you have to get up to speed to merge into traffic but for whatever reason some people donít. I am in ON Canada, and the drivers here are retarded. Does anyone else experience this on the daily?
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Old 05-28-2019, 11:51 AM
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That happens all the time here
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Old 05-28-2019, 12:09 PM
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I just floor it and pick a spot and pinch in
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Whats worse is when people get up to speed to merge and those on the highway close the open gaps on purpose or refuse to move lanes to make a opening for those trying to merge.
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I hate being behind someone else entering the highway. Its straight up dangerous to try and merge with traffic when youre going 20mph slower than them. Then theres the people that are on the highway preemptively braking because they know the people on the ramp wont be going 70 by the time they merge. Driving with other people on the road drives my anxiety through the roof.
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Old 05-28-2019, 12:25 PM
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This happens everywhere. people suck. use the damn gas pedal and move along.
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Surprisingly I've noticed the best people for merging are in California. They've learned by necessity. Here, otoh, people do crap like take up two lanes when the right lane is ending so that people don't pass them on the right.
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Old 05-28-2019, 06:19 PM
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Everybody is retarded. If you remember that, you won't be disappointed when somebody proves you right.
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Old 05-28-2019, 08:05 PM
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I am aware most vehicle operators are not intelligent. It blows my mind when I leave space for people to merge onto the highway and then some retard merges from the middle lane to the right at that exact moment. Or when I leave space for merging traffic and they decide to run the lane until it ends and then force fit themselves in causing those behind to slam the brakes because they didn’t want that person to get ahead of them like Kolt mentioned.
I was just amazed at how people were showcasing their stupidity this morning on the QEW
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Yep. Traffic was ******* awful made worse by the rain. Didn't matter if it was 6am or 4pm. Bumper to bumper.
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Old 05-29-2019, 01:22 AM
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It only gets worse if you drive for a living. I drive an 18 wheeler for UPS and let me tell ya, it's crazy. Ideas about the ability of not only the driver, but the tractor(with or without loaded/empty trailer) are grossly misjudged by the general public. Entitlement has perverted the basic principals of driving, just ask who has the right away when merging. Many people think you're required to allow them to merge.... go figure...
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This is why I refuse to drive a car that does less than 105 mph in the quarter.
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Originally Posted by chris88z24 View Post
This is why I refuse to drive a car that does less than 105 mph in the quarter.
then why do you drive an LSJ
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then why do you drive an LSJ

I wish I was smart enough to embed gifs.
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Originally Posted by Slowbalt2000 View Post
I wish I was smart enough to embed gifs.
Code:
[IMG]{URL}[/ IMG]
Example:


Obviously no space after the /
I just use it so it doesn't disappear.
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Originally Posted by ProfDNS View Post
Code:
[IMG]{URL}[/ IMG]
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Obviously no space after the /
I just use it so it doesn't disappear.

I tried that, wouldnt show up
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Make sure there's nothing in the URL that's after the .GIF
The link I used for that -> https://media.tenor.com/images/55e0b...1a90/tenor.gif
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https://tenor.com/IRyK.gif

I cant get this one to work, maybe its my work computer.
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Just copy up to the .gif. The highlighted is what's causing your error
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Mine just shows this as the link

https://tenor.com/view/roasted-gif-8269968


The url i posted up there^ ends in .gif but still didnt work.
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Oh, right click the image and select "View Image". It will give your the full URL. /r AssholeDesign
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yay
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