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Winter driving

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Winter driving

Let this be a lesson to us all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g434EnjOOuU

Warning it is 47 minutes long, due to time constraints I've only got about half way through it. But it is quite ironic that the only British one I've seen so far involves a cyclist.

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Re: Winter driving

With the Russian ones it does make you wonder if they wear blinkers as they only seem to look straight ahead.


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Re: Winter driving

Driving too fast in the snow and on the wrong side of the road. what's not to be surprised about? Wink

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Re: Winter driving

If that video is anything to go by, it seems everything about driving in russia is optional, braking, stopping at red lights, being sober, looking before overtaking, and of course, driving slowly in adverse weather...

 

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And so many seem to have dash cams, that you have to ask yourself why?

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They have dashcams because of what happens in that video, stupid drivers doing stupid things, the dashcams being used for the police aswell as insurance and injury claims... Smiley

 

But even here in the UK, dashcams are becoming more and more popular and even get an insurance discount if you have one...

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The downside being of course that they can also show if you were at fault. Undecided

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"Oh, I forgot to put the SD card in it" - Something to remember for that situation for the dishonest... Grin

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Re: Winter driving


twocvbloke wrote:

If that video is anything to go by, it seems everything about driving in russia is optional, braking, stopping at red lights, being sober, looking before overtaking, and of course, driving slowly in adverse weather...


Add to that just getting out and walking off abandoning the carRoll eyes

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Mav wrote:

Add to that just getting out and walking off abandoning the carRoll eyes

We have people who do that around here when parking.

They get roughly in the area of their house then switch off, get out, lock up and go indoors leaving the car 'nearly parked.


 

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