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motorway lane hogger gets payback

those with sensitive ears may want to watch with the sound off....

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Is he speaking Norvern?
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You're right, my ears are bleeding.

He was a ******* idiot though!
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

Is this guy speaking in English? Only thing I could understand were his flowery comments.
But it is annoying when idiots get on your tail and flash the high beams on you so you can get out of their way. Especially when they can pass you on the left and when you are already doing the maximum speed allowed. Haven't seen much of this in Switzerland, but it is so common in France!
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Is this guy speaking in English? Only thing I could understand were his flowery comments.
But it is annoying when idiots get on your tail and flash the high beams on you so you can get out of their way. Especially when they can pass you on the left and when you are already doing the maximum speed allowed. Haven't seen much of this in Switzerland, but it is so common in France!

You may have noticed the video is from the UK so passing on the left is undertaking.

If someone is sitting in the overtaking lane with an otherwise empty motorway/autoroute etc then they are being a tool.
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But it is annoying when idiots get on your tail and flash the high beams on you so you can get out of their way. Especially when they can pass you on the left
Not as annoying as someone in the fast lane blocking the traffic when there is nothing in the slow lane.

The stupid braking just means he'll get done for dangerous driving as well as for being in the wrong lane.

It's also illegal to undertake, so your suggestion to pass on the left (or on the right in Switzerland/Europe) is not a good idea.
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

Gotta love a good fookin Northern spray.
A complete "tool" indeed, or maybe very pissed"..........
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those with sensitive ears may want to watch with the sound off....

cheers for that. made me laugh. commentary is A+
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

As far as I know, the left lane here in Switzerland/Europe is for passing. If you are doing 120km/hr on the right lane, and some moron comes behind you and flashes the lights, he should pass you on the left, not just pressure you to go as fast as he/she wants. And if there is another car on the left lane, then he should simply slow down. However, it is also annoying when people are driving at 50km/hr on the right lane while everyone else is doing 120. So extremes are not good, but flashing the high beams just because you are not getting your way, should get you fined big time!
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As far as I know, the left lane here in Switzerland/Europe is for passing. If you are doing 120km/hr on the right lane, and some moron comes behind you and flashes the lights, he should pass you on the left, not just pressure you to go as fast as he/she wants. And if there is another car on the left lane, then he should simply slow down. However, it is also annoying when people are driving at 50km/hr on the right lane while everyone else is doing 120. So extremes are not good, but flashing the high beams just because you are not getting your way, should get you fined big time!
I don't think you quite understood the video. It's in the UK. They drive on the left. Therefore the guy was blocking the second overtaking (passing) lane.

Somewhat ironically the truck that took the video actually undertook both the hog and police car...
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Old 07.10.2012, 19:50
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

Excellent, mainly for the advanced English in the commentary, IMHO. Took me right back to my youth in Macclesfield. Exactly where is that accent from?
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Excellent, mainly for the advanced English in the commentary, IMHO. Took me right back to my youth in Macclesfield. Exactly where is that accent from?
Barnsley??
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Barnsley??
Nah, not as broad as Barnsley. I'd guess nearer Huddersfield or Sheffield.
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Nah, not as broad as Barnsley. I'd guess nearer Huddersfield or Sheffield.
I don't think Huddersfield at all. Not convinced about Sheffield.
Rotherham? Any other ideas?

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Old 07.10.2012, 20:32
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

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But it is annoying when idiots get on your tail and flash the high beams on you so you can get out of their way. Especially when they can pass you on the left and when you are already doing the maximum speed allowed.
With these comments, I think you've just incriminated yourself as a middle lane hogger...
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But it is annoying when idiots get on your tail and flash the high beams on you so you can get out of their way. Especially when they can pass you on the left and when you are already doing the maximum speed allowed. Haven't seen much of this in Switzerland, but it is so common in France!
This is quite frightening. You blocking the outside lane and forcing people to undertake you, as opposed to people requesting that you move over.
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Re: motorway lane hogger gets payback

Oh, how I've longed for something like this to happen. I think this is the best video I've ever seen.
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ISomewhat ironically the truck that took the video actually undertook both the hog and police car...
I think the busies might forgive him as they would be slowing down to pull over and ticket the idiot.

Middle and outside lane hoggers shouold be banned for life .
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I think the busies might forgive him as they would be slowing down to pull over and ticket the idiot.

Middle and outside lane hoggers shouold be banned for life .
Bit harsh but agreed!

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