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I was really impressed with the driver of the silver S60 R on Rt. 50 yesterday morning who cut in front of me and then floored the gas pedal, in the process kicking up gravel from the milled road surface on to my car's front end and windshield. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (VR04)

hope there were no dings or chips. try out here for drivers like that, i grew up in langley and visit very infrequently but know what you are talking about. the rush is horrible.<p>but; let them have the bad day, it is their problem that we have to live with. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (VR04)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>VR04</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I was really impressed with the driver of the silver S60 R on Rt. 50 yesterday morning who cut in front of me and then floored the gas pedal, in the process kicking up gravel from the milled road surface on to my car's front end and windshield. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Maybe he was trying to get your attention 'cause he saw you were driving an R!<p>I drove about 225 miles through CT yesterday and it seems that turn signals are now optional in the state of CT. As are brain cells. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>No offense to the CT R owners, you were not included! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Maybe he was trying to get your attention 'cause he saw you were driving an R!<p>I drove about 225 miles through CT yesterday and it seems that turn signals are now optional in the state of CT. As are brain cells. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>No offense to the CT R owners, you were not included! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yup, I especially like the ones that turn on the turn signal after it's obvious they're going to turn.<p>Try living here, everyone is <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Out of curiosity, which part were you driving through/what major road?
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (NRM8573)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>NRM8573</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yup, I especially like the ones that turn on the turn signal after it's obvious they're going to turn.<p>Try living here, everyone is <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Out of curiosity, which part were you driving through/what major road?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, I can attest to that. I used to have several projects in CT...two in Danbury and two in West Hartford....and I was living in NY at the time!!<p>I had to pick up my wife from a conference in Old Saybrook. Took 84 to 691 to 66 to 9 to 95 (on off) and down into Saybrook. Nav wanted to send me 84 to 34 to 95 but not on a Friday mid-day during the summer!! But I set waypoints on 691 and 9 and it figured it out fine.<p>Nice drive, once I got off 84. I hate that road.
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Nice drive, once I got off 84. I hate that road.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Regularily drive Boston to Fairfield for work. 84 btwn 90 and Hartford has so many tripple digit opportunities that I look forward to that section <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Still drive courteous, however.
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (SleepR)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>SleepR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Regularily drive Boston to Fairfield for work. 84 btwn 90 and Hartford has so many tripple digit opportunities that I look forward to that section <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Still drive courteous, however.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>You're playing with fire my friend. <p>That section is a known super duper cop spot. Especially the first 5 miles into CT coming from MA.<p>Be careful, but have fun!
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (VR04)

A lot of that milled stuff on my morning commute now too. I have slowed way down- just not worth messing up the R to get to work five minutes earlier.
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (Wayne T5)

My favorite is what we call the Florida right turn.<br>You're driving in the right or middle lane and someone in the left lane (always going to slow <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> ) decides that THIS is his/her exit and with no signal whatsoever make a right turn cutting you and several other cars off in the process.<br>(I have known two men on motorcycles that have been killed with this maneuver)
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (JRL)

I've traveled A LOT around this country and around the world and I consistently see this maneuver being most commonly executed on the beltways around Atlanta. Seems to be standard operating procedure and it's usually done with cars near bumper to bumper at 70+ mph (another Atlanta specialty.)<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My favorite is what we call the Florida right turn.<br>You're driving in the right or middle lane and someone in the left lane (always going to slow <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> ) decides that THIS is his/her exit and with no signal whatsoever make a right turn cutting you and several other cars off in the process.<br>(I have known two men on motorcycles that have been killed with this maneuver)</TD></TR></TABLE>
 

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Re: COURTEOUS DRIVERS (needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">You're playing with fire my friend. <p>That section is a known super duper cop spot. Especially the first 5 miles into CT coming from MA.<p>Be careful, but have fun!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I'm second here. These 5 miles (actually in both directions) almost always have a patrol car sitting and waiting.
 
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