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Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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I always found it funny that Americans call it the "Emergency brake". That's the last thing i'd want to use in an emergency.

A friend of mine failed his driving test because the instructor told him to perform an emergency stop, so he pulled the handbrake/emergency brake. He told me the following exchange took place immediately after:

WHAT ARE YOU DOING???
I don't know!

That wasn't the only time he failed either.. He's a terrible driver. And once while driving down an icy hill, his car began to slide, so he pulled the handbrake. It slid more and he crashed into a BMW (With a family of 3 on board) and a house.

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Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Phy posted:

I thought it was called the emergency brake because it's a redundant mechanical linkage for your rears in case you have a brake line pop off, or something.

That's a good point, i hadn't thought of that.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Astroman posted:

Coincidentally, it's also those places that are most likely to rip you off and suggest unnecessary repairs. Hmm...

Gotta make up for it somehow!

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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InitialDave posted:

If you're going to be playing silly buggers in a FWD car on really right country roads, though, a bit of duck tape to hold the handbrake button down is quite a useful modification.

Last time i played silly buggers in a FWD car on a really tight country road i ended up trapped inside it while it was on fire embedded in a tree.

I don't play silly buggers on country roads any more.

I did, however, make much use of the handbrake in large open car parks during the last snow. That poo poo was fun.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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14 INCH DETECTIVE posted:

It's got the hood and front valence too, I'd have assumed M3 unless you have seen the car before.

Flared wheelarches look right too.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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revmoo posted:

My favorite thing to do to tailgaters is slowly increase my speed and then zoom through a tight corner at 45mph and then watch in my rearview as they come out of autopilot.

I like to put my foot down and watch the could of poo poo come out my exhaust and dump all over their car. This is especially good on unlit roads at night. It's very satisfying, but there are some persistant idiots who don't seem to mind driving through clouds of diesel smoke poo poo.

I look forward to fitting my flashing LEDs in the tailgate, those fuckers are bright.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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atomicthumbs posted:

I'm usually ten minutes early

No opportunities to overtake?

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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atomicthumbs posted:

None. It's all two-lane until I get to the major hub intersection a few towns over.

Krakkles posted:

Honestly, I'm pretty law abiding when it comes to illegal passes, but something like that? To hell with it.

Yeah, gently caress that. If she was going slow enough and i had a safe opportunity i'd go for it.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Jared592 posted:

Agreed, we'll see if #2 can keep that magic alive (probably not: their other movies pretty universally suck).

Wait, wut? Super Troopers 2?

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Rev. Dr. Moses P. Lester posted:

Again, you're coming at this from a very specific perspective. You're a guy, you're a car enthusiast, you're a mechanic. You think the average waitress or cubicle worker is comfortable crawling under a car to put a jack in there, has any idea where it should go, and has the muscle to loosen lugnuts? On the side of the road having probably never done it before? This to me is like teaching yourself to sew to make a few new t-shirts. Why do it, when there's a well-developed infrastructure out there that makes it cheap and easy to get it done for you?

Almost every motorcycle out there comes with instructions on how to adjust and lube the chain. Huge number of people don't do it themselves, because it's an annoying messy job to do. I wouldn't make fun of them for that. Not knowing how to use the blinkers or to check your blind spot, that would be retarded, you have to know how to do that to drive safely. Car noobs are people too. Stop the hate, bros.

Having worked full-time as a mechanic i can fully understand why people don't want to work on cars or even change a flat tyre.

Given the choice between calling a tow truck and having to change a flat on the hard shoulder of a motorway i think i'd rather make a call and have someone drive me and the car home.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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14 INCH DETECTIVE posted:

What about the person who came in to get their car serviced and asked if we could get them a rental car in the meantime and is sitting up front arguing for about 15 minutes now over why we can't rent them a car from Enterprise if they don't have a valid driver's license of any kind?

I've had a similar experience:

Do you have a courtesy car for while mine is being repaired?
No, sorry.
Why not?
Well, this is a two-man operation, we're not a dealer, we don't supply courtesy cars.
Can i use your car then?
No, of course not.

Customers can be cheeky c*nts sometimes. Use my car? No, you can gently caress right off.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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PT6A posted:

Last time I went to a small shop, the mechanic drove me, in my own car, to the reasonably nearby LRT station. I thought that was a good way to handle it, assuming your city has decent public transit.


I usually offer that, but bus stops were literally 100 feet away, and we were a quater of a mile from the nearest Tube (Subway) station. Also, after asking to use my car while theirs was having some minor repair carried out was a fairly good indication of their piss-taking nature. I later on fired that customer over other unreasonable demands.

PT6A posted:

Also, you can say 'stinkyhole' here. Starring out one letter doesn't really do anything.

Oh, well in that case, cuuuuuuunts.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Vindolanda posted:

I'm very lucky - the closest shop of any kind is a specialist in my classic car (MG), owned by an ex-rally driver, so they can understand driving a car hard, and they provide courtesy cars free.

Well that's a major inscentive for me to not provide a courtesy car. You know the joke about the fastest car in the world being a rental car? Well courtesy cars fall under the same treatment, so i don't want to pay for a courtesy car for people to bomb around in and generally not give a gently caress about. You see how they treat their own cars, they'll be even less caring and mechanically-sympathetic to one they don't own.

My car wants for nothing, is meticulously cared for (aside from washing, it's always dirty) and maintaned, the interior is cleaned all the time and is in perfect condition. It's already a fairly unusual and rare car due to its spec, there's no way i'll lend it to a customer to use.

Rev. Dr. Moses P. Lester posted:

The ones that we get all the time are dudes just walking in the door asking for a discount. Never seen em before, not buying anything in bulk, often showing up 30 minutes to closing with no appointment so we're doing them a favor by changing their tire anyway. Not buying the tire from us. Do they do that everywhere in life? Walk into every Starbucks, be like, hey can I have 2 bucks off on this latte? Ask a girl out on a date, be like, hey can I have a blowjob too?

I used to get that all the time, especially when i ran a tyre store. Everyone wanted a discount, can you do a better price? What if i buy two? The place down the road is cheaper! That's not what i was quoted on the phone! But i don't have that much, can't you make it cheaper? etc..

I had one who kept coming in buying used tyres, a real poo poo driver who seemed to slam a kerb on a weekly basis, take out a sidewall and ask me to repair it. Err.. it has a fist-sized hole in it.. He also wanted to haggle on every one, and they were cheap as it was. This was on top of always turning up around/after closing time and being a dick trying to get me and my staff to do his tyres then, at 7pm, after working all day. No, gently caress off, we're going home.

Well, in the end he complained that we ran out of used tyres in his size, which was down to him having bought them all already. Needed two tyres, priced them up at 112.80.

"What? That's too much, can't you do them cheaper?"
"Sure i can. How about this, you can have two for 112.80, or you can have one for 56.40! That's half price!"

He wasn't impressed, i didn't give a poo poo. He didn't buy the tyres and never came back. One less timewaster.

Rev. Dr. Moses P. Lester posted:

One guy wants to buy a bike. Not a real nice bike, we're not making a lot of money on it. Didn't have all the money, so he's like can I have it for $300 off? No. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys or something. Puts some money down, tries the same question again later before paying it off. No. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys. Comes in a couple times asking if he can just take it and he'll owe us the rest. No. Told him several times that's not an option. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys. Asks if he can leave his [beat up piece of poo poo] bicycle as collateral. No. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys. Says one of our guys said that would be ok. No. None of our guys would or did ever say that. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys. Asks if he can buy a helmet and return after riding it home because he doesn't want to actually buy one of our already very cheap helmets. No. Sighs frustratedly as if I just lost his keys. Eventually shows up with the shittiest possible used craigslist helmet and pays the bike off and takes it.

Yep, sounds pretty familiar too! I honestly wonder if those people go into the supermarket and ask for discounts on their groceries or ask if they can take them home and eat them, then pay next week, sometime, possibly, maybe, at some point, kinda.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Seems everyone here hates rear fogs, but in heavy fog or heavy rain/spray they're great. I get pissed off when people don't use them appropriatly in fog and spray. They make a big difference in visibility knowing what's ahead of you when you need it.

I should really get around to wiring up my other one, wagon only has one wired up.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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opengl128 posted:

I'd kill for a dash cam setup where the camera can be permanently installed without drawing attention. Think a tiny bullet cam, wired to some kind of control box out the way. It should also start and stop recording automatically when power as applied, and recycle storage as needed. Currently I just use my GoPro, but keeping it charged, mounting it every time I drive, and constantly wiping the memory keeps me from using it every time I drive.

BlackVue is what you're after then, i believe it does all of those things. It's what i'm going to buy for my car, one for the front and one for the rear.

http://www.blackvue.co.uk/

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Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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gently caress off, ambulance, i'm in a hurry!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK9dcw5sJIU

People are amazing. The ambulance driver and i shared a "What the fuuuuuck?" look with each other.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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CharlieWhiskey posted:

I love the guy who tried to pull out of the driveway in front of you too. What city is that?

Yeah, he can go swivel as well! It's in London.

Another good one, at the end of the M4 Motorway in Wales. This is a big junction/roundabout, well-lit and VERY well signposted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z05pZBvXx5Y

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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InitialDave posted:

A BMW driver, in London, being a stinkyhole, you say?

A rare event. In fact, so rare, here's another! If i didn't have video evidence, even i wouldn't believe that a BMW driver could do any wrong.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iM_zi3ZoPc

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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sleepy.eyes posted:

What the hell was he trying to do? Why was he even stopped?

Don't know. Seemed like he'd broken down, but the driver was just sat in it texting, oblivious to everything going on around him.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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nm posted:

I didnt see a bmw there but I may have been distracted.

I know what you mean. That black Touareg is rather eye catching.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Cage posted:

Rude. You can still tell when they're on. In fact there's a bigger difference between on and not on with the tint, so really Im doing everyone a favor.

If you just don't brake, ever, it doesn't matter how dark the tint is. So problem solved, or use the handbrake or just stick it in reverse or something.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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`Nemesis posted:

A few years ago I had a cop tailgating me in a torrential downpour. I came across a lot of standing water in the road and had to brake hard to avoid driving into it. The cop had to swerve to avoid hitting me and threw on his lights to stop me thinking I had brake checked him. I guess he saw the water because he turned the lights off and then sheepishly drove around the flooded section of road and off into the night. Dick.

Gotta love brake checking..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5dL4DPm-DE

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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The Locator posted:

This video makes me happy.

This one is also good:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW7fDB0DmCo

YOU FUCKAN' MUPPAT!

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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InitialDave posted:

Why on earth did they do that? Truck was in the inside lane, on an empty road, they had as much overtaking room as they could have wanted.

No idea, but being in Aus, i would imagine that the truck was a road train, which would also explain the massive stopping distance.

It was an obviously intentional move, but no idea why.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Fo3 posted:

"I want to be in front of you, but not go as fast as you're going right now", ie think they get to tell people what speed they should drive.
the message police and government constantly tell us is "Speed kills" don't you know? Absolute morons still want to be in front though.

I get that all the time. I only do 62mph on the motorway and frequently get overtaken by idiots who then slow down to about 55. Either that or i overtake someone, then they get the arse and overtake me and slow down again. That gets on my loving tits when they do that. In the van i used to drive for work it was just painful, as it was a 25' long, 11' tall, 7' wide Sprinter box van that was waaay underpowered. It took so long for it to get up to speed, then just as you do, same stinkyhole gets in front and slows down to 55 again.

GenericOverusedName posted:

I know it is frustrating when people slow the gently caress down during any weather at all, but when there is literal flash flooding and over two inches of standing water on the road I am going to not be going 75+ mph mr brotruck. It's a 4 lane highway and I'm in the far right, you can go around me and hydroplane to your heart's content instead of giving me a lightshow with a lovely chorus of honks for entertainment.

I really don't understand people who tailgate when there are empty lanes for them to overtake. Do they want you to drive down the hardshould so they can overtake you without changing lanes??

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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wayfinder posted:

Well, I can certainly overtake a van! ...whee this one's a bit of a struggler isn't he? Nice, got him. Well, back to the speed limit!

Motorway speed limit is 70 here, so i'm already doing 8 under when twunts do that to me.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Hikaki posted:

I honestly don't get the obsession with being in front. I loving love being passed. It means that there's one less car in my hair and one more car to attract cops down the road.

Case in point: I was on the highway yesterday in the left lane passing a string of cars when behind I see a Porsche gaining on me at about 5mph. So I move over to let him pass and get back over. Took less than a minute and no skin off my back. A few miles down, this police cruiser comes screaming up and pulls the Porsche over. I'm not saying he deserved it or that I took some kind of pleasure in it. I'm saying that doing the right thing is actually directly beneficial to you and it baffles me that more people don't understand this.

I don't get it either. I go everywhere at 62mph because it's better for fuel economy and i'm a cheap stinkyhole, have no desire to go faster or overtake anyone. I'm in the slow lane with the trucks most of the time. My van has a bouncy seat, twin arm rests and a thirst for diesel, i'm happy there at 62 in comfort, singing badly to my questionable music.

Drove my car from London to Malaga in the south of Spain last year, 1,400 miles each way, at 62mph. French speed limit is 80, Spanish is 70. I was usually the slowest car on the road, but when getting 680 miles to a tank it's all good. When i was going though a Spanish mountain range i rapidly became the fastest car on the road, with 12% inclines and a turbodiesel Golf with a lot of torque.

I also take great satisfaction in getting blown past by idiots who get pulled over down the road, or go through speed cameras.

Another idiot from my dash cam archive:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwW_NOjxlAA

What can't be seen in the video is him riding my bumper, and then being practically alongside me down the hatchings as the silver Ford passed in the other direction. I was happy when he hosed off into the distance.

Another, I will admit that he did this quite well though. (I'm sure i've done as bad or worse in the car..)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUI8Oay5_-g

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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GoodbyeTurtles posted:

I thought I was the only person using this word.

Me too!

GoodbyeTurtles posted:

Related: My imp maxes out at about 60 and has a 0-60 time of about a week so I've got that sorta thing to look forward to if I ever venture North enough to encounter a motorway.

My van is surprisingly quick to accelerate, for a big vehicle. Obviously not car-like acceleration, but it's rated for 3.5t + 2t trailer, so it does quite well. But people do expect it to do 0-whatever like a loving dragster. Especially in town and fully loaded. GOD DAMNIT, WAIT, THIS FUCKER HAS HORRENDOUS TURBO LAG, gently caress OFF CUNTS, I'M TRYING.

GoodbyeTurtles posted:

It is nice though, when people just pass you and generally will not expect you to be able to move as quickly as the rest of traffic. It makes driving much more relaxing imo.

The French are great for this, with a lot of 2-lane dual carriageways they're very patient with cars/vans/trucks/caravans overtaking slower traffic. No beeping the horn, no flashing their lights or getting pissed, and everyone there moves back into the slow lane when they're done overtaking. It just works so well, unlike here.

Belgians on the other hand.. they think they're loving NASCAR drivers, doing 100mph in the fast line, an inch from each other. If you move into their lane, god help you, they ride your loving bumper until you move over, then speed past you. At least they don't beep or flash you though.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Cage posted:

That 2nd video is private.

Still loading!

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PCOS Bill posted:

I'm the guy passing everyone but then actually continuing on at speed. Please just let me through, I promise I won't hold you up, even if my car looks like it barely has the stones to make it at highway speeds, I assure you I will be doing flat out 100 the moment I get space.

I am sometimes like that, but rarely. A while ago coming back from France in the van, only train i could book left at 11:50pm and check-in closed at 11:20pm. I got stuck in traffic leaving Paris, main motorway was shut and it took an hour to get out of there, which made my ETA 12:20am.



DEADLINES MOTHERFUCKERS! (I made it there at 11:10pm, and practically drove from the entrance gates at Eurotunnel onto the train without stopping.)

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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dissss posted:

Its amazing how much extra speed will knock off the econony of some cars. I did a tour around France in a leased diesel Megane and increasing the speed from 130kmh to 140 seemed to knock hundreds of kilometers off the expected distance to empty. Even dropping back to 110 (which I think is the limit anyway when it's raining) made a very noticeable further improvement.

At 62 i get 55-65mpg depending on conditions/temperature/gradient, at 70 i get about 45mpg. Pretty decent difference in economy for only 8mph speed difference. I've had 72mpg out of it once, which was quite accurate when calculated properly too. Also smoother and quieter at 62, which helps on a 30-40-hour drive to Spain.

According to the dash i get 16.9mpg @ 145mph!

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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Vanagoon posted:

Here's a definite

http://imgur.com/gallery/FkZVPSl

Not sure if trying to play real life frogger or commit insurance fraud, either way, as they say "he ded"

He bounced pretty well. I'd say he probably lived, and continued being an idiot.

Here's another loving idiot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLinBDbHx_Y

Playing chicken with a 44-tonne artic truck. I'm actually a little disappointed that it didn't teach him the ultimate lesson, stupid stinkyhole will probably go and breed now.

So yeah, England has terminal loving idiots as well!

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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PaganGoatPants posted:

Do modern cars have dashboards that light up without the headlights being on? Mine doesn't so it's really hard to drive when it's dark without my lights on because I can't even tell how fast I'm going.

Yes, a lot of them do.

Still not sure how they don't realise there's gently caress-all visibility outside without your lights on, regardless of the instruments being lit.

Mooseykins
Aug 9, 2013

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My van has an option done through the cluster that just turns the lights on when you start the engine, and off when you switch it off. The headlight switch remains in the off position and the light control module just turns them on. You can have just the side/parking lights if you want, by using the switch.

I don't think it matters what system is in place for the lights, you can't fix stupid.

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Aug 9, 2013

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dee eight posted:

I would love to have a button on my dash that I could press to light up my backup lights, just for guys like that.

I actually have one of these.

I'm also installing an airhorn on the back for when people walk behind me when i reverse.

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Krakkles posted:

The second, that's way uncool. It's your responsibility as a motorist to yield to pedestrians.

PT6A posted:

How dare they exercise their right of way!

The place where it usually happens, they technically don't have right of way, and it's an access road to my old shop. You'd think that a 9'-tall van with hazards lights, 4 reverse lights and 2 flashing lights on the back would be enough of a sign that the loving thing is reversing. Most of the time they walk behind out of arrogance. It would also stop impossibly-oblivious mothers pushing their loving prams behind me when i reverse.

Be a dick to me, i'll be a dick to you. Walk behind an obviously reversing vehicle, and get an obvious warning.

It's not much different to a reverse alarm beeper, it's not like i'm putting spikes on the rear bumper and intentionally reversing into people.

PCOS Bill posted:

If I'm already reversing and you walk behind me, it's on you.

Exactly this.

dee eight posted:

Automotive Insanity > These are the people you share a road with: cunts everywhere

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Krakkles posted:

If you put an airhorn on the back of your car specifically to honk at pedestrians exercising their lawful right of way, you're a dick.

I'm fine with that.

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howling_mad posted:

In this case he could save someone from getting killed. Whose right and wrong doesn't mean much if one party is killed.

Bingo!

I actually had a woman push her kid in a stroller right out behind me once when i was reversing the van. I slammed on the brakes, got out as asked her if she was nuts.

"Well if you run them over it's your fault!"

Apparently it doesn't matter if their kid is crushed by 3 and a half tons of van, as long as there's someone to blame.

These people take no notice of reverse lights/hazard lights/reverse alarms/BIG loving VEHCILES GOING BACKWARDS so maybe an air horn will get their attention. They take no notice of the normal horn, and will stop behind you and have a loving conversation with someone while you're trying to get out. You can't watch both mirrors and the reverse camera all at the same time.

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howling_mad posted:

Valid. He may just be in the habit of blowing the horn while backing up, not sure.

They take no notice if you do that. They take no notice of the hazard lights, the 4 reverse lights and the 2 flashing lights, or the fact a big red van is going backward at them.

An airhorn is hard to miss.

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PT6A posted:

So, to answer the question, do you use the airhorn whenever you back up, or do you do it only when you know people are behind you or about to be behind you? If the latter, you could just stop like a normal person, you know. Yeah, it's lovely and unfair, but you can't just back up wherever and whenever you want when there's things behind you.

You sound like the dude I saw on COPS once who backed into a cop car, and then told the cop, "I guess you didn't see me backing up."

It's not fitted yet, but will be.

And if i'm reversing and someone walks out behind me, i do stop. I don't just keep going until i crush them and then go "Oh, dang. Guess you didn't see me there?"

People do actually walk behind reversing vehicles without looking/warning and do stop (often for no apparent reason) in your path. So, yes, i would only use it if needed to get some idiot to realise the danger they're in, not just do it willy-nilly or just to piss people off.

Bear in mind, i live/work in London, full of small streets, blind corners and terminal loving idiots.

If you're driving down the street and a pedestrian just steps into your path, do you just stop and wait for them to move, or do you beep them to let them know they're in your way/in danger/an idiot?

Maybe i should fit a Dukes of Hazard-style Dixie horn and just hit it, then run them the gently caress over?

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