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Old 10.08.2021, 22:02
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The opinions on driving of someone who calls them “slow” and “fast” lanes are null and void.
whatever it means fella
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Old 10.08.2021, 22:03
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nah, 99% swiss.
Doubtful, as less than 80% of Swiss plated cars are owned by Swiss.

Anyway, Italians and Germans are the worst drivers.

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Old 10.08.2021, 22:08
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Doubtful, as less than 80% of Swiss plated cars are owned by Swiss.

Anyway, Italians and Germans are the worst drivers.

Tom
Disagree on Italians, they are pretty alright. Especially up in the mountains, definitely better than Swiss.
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Old 10.08.2021, 22:17
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Disagree on Italians, they are pretty alright. Especially up in the mountains, definitely better than Swiss.
Not if they are from MI.

But, in any case Italians in general suck if there are curves.

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Old 10.08.2021, 22:33
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Not if they are from MI.

But, in any case Italians in general suck if there are curves.

Tom
If you ever get stuck behind a car in curvy surroundings it usually has these number plates in order:

1. Dutch/German/Belgium
2. Swiss from up north
3. Swiss TI
4. Italian
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Old 10.08.2021, 22:58
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... less than 80% of Swiss plated cars are owned by Swiss.
Tom

Whoa... say more... who owns the others (other than immigrants to CH obviously)?
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Old 11.08.2021, 23:01
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Re: Worst summer ever?

48 degrees in Sicily today ...
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Old 11.08.2021, 23:42
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whatever it means fella
Both lanes have the same speed limit, 1 is for overtaking, rather than fast & slow lanes. You should always be in the right hand lane unless overtaking, once you have overtaken you move over to the right.

Do you by any chance, drive a BMW?
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Old 11.08.2021, 23:44
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If you ever get stuck behind a car in curvy surroundings it usually has these number plates in order:

1. Dutch/German/Belgium
2. Swiss from up north
3. Swiss TI
4. Italian
In winter it will be Brits driving a Range Rover with summer tyres, holding everybody up.
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Old 12.08.2021, 02:49
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48 degrees in Sicily today ...
I went to Sicily once in July, never again. 45 deg then.
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Old 12.08.2021, 08:58
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Do you by any chance, drive a BMW?
No, just a cheap rental car. But I have BMW racing bike if it changes the overall picture.

I want to buy Yaris GR at some point.

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Whoa... say more... who owns the others (other than immigrants to CH obviously)?
Non-Swiss with Swiss second homes. Met a Parisienne in Nice driving a VS plated Lamborghini. He has a Chalet in Verbier and found it cheaper to register it there.

Poor little rich kid.
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Old 12.08.2021, 11:36
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You should always be in the right hand lane unless overtaking, once you have overtaken you move over to the right.
So easy right ? But A9 into Chiasso is such a zoo, especially towards evening/night. Pretty much every Swiss plated car is either in the middle or left lane, never on right.
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.... in any case Italians in general suck if there are curves.

Tom
Oh, I don't know... sometimes they seem to do quite well.
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ca/cf...e04cfe099c.jpg
Photo of Italians and curves.
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Old 12.08.2021, 13:36
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Re: Worst summer ever?

So what's the conclusion of this thread? People who don't drive are having a great summer?
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So what's the conclusion of this thread? People who don't drive are having a great summer?
Looking forward to winter
Hate to generalise but do suspect some on here hope that Brits and their summer tyre equipped Range Rovers inexorably slide back down the road and shove cheap rental cars into the abyss
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Old 12.08.2021, 17:47
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Nope. Not the worst. 2007 I remember it being 13C here. 26 in Norway where I swimming in the fjords.
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Old 16.08.2021, 10:49
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Not if they are from MI.

But, in any case Italians in general suck if there are curves.

Tom
another nightmare coming back to Lugano from Italy.

On A9 past tollgates from Milan, pretty much every Swiss plate is in the left lane: GR, SO, ZH plates. Don't even move when you flash, have to overtake on inside.

Past border crossing on A2, the zoo continues. 1) people don't realize its 120 speed limit, so lots of idiots end up going 100 in left lane trying to overtake another idiot doing 80 in right one. To be fair, most are non-TI plate.
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Re: Worst summer ever?

as much as I can handle the heat pretty well, last week reminded me of Thailand.

What I noticed is that Zurich has a very high humidity, causing the heat to be experienced way stronger than in less humid locations. Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but Zurich does not seem to be too windy (as in - generally).

Anyway, last Sunday I was seriously thinking of buying an airconditioner for my home.
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It’s now too hot.

Well that didnt last very long. At least we got a sample of summer.
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