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I canít stand them! Chugging along in nationals and then speeding through 30 limits. Encountered one this morning on the way to work in front of me, and had one behind me tonight sat on my bumper through a 30 limit, lost him in the national and then in the next 30 drifted back on to my bumper again probably wondering why I was not doing 40! Idiots!!!
 
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I'm with you on this, crime-solving-boat.

nice to get past the morons though!
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We have them around my way as well. You overtake them on an open road, then when you hit a 30 limit, they catch you up and drive on your bumper.

It is mostly older people and people with cars full of kids that do it here, though there are exceptions.
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Yep pretty annoying that, one speed cars
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why do they think its acceptable to do two thirds of the speed limit on my favorite roads????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????
then, they ensure the whole road is clear for 10 miles in front of them, and ring all their millions of mates, to come down the other side of the damn road so i cant overtake, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

i come accros these social rejects all the time, even in me old escort van they p155 me offfffffff!!!!!!!
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People who do this are retards of the highest order. There is a wonderful road between Knowle and Coventry and they ALWAYS seem to be on it!!!
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YES......... In the sleepy coastal towns north of where I live, they're f***ing everywhere. They'll choose a speed and stick to it for the entire journey and have a totally laid-back i.e. HALF-ASSED attitude to driving.
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How about a bit of proper speeding law. If you FAIL to drive up to the speed limit when it is safe to do so (allowing for conditions) THEN we will do you for 3 points and £60. IAM say you should always drive up to the speed that the road and conditions allow, Driving standards Agency reckon if you have passed your test then are smart enough to understand this so why not?
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Driving standards Agency reckon if you have passed your test then are smart enough to understand this so why not?
Isn`t the driving test an aptitude test,need I say more Fed up with all the sunday drivers 7 day a week, and those who appear to be stuck in cruise control!!!
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FMFW's.....................I f*ckin hate them. Should be banned from driving for life, car crushed, oh and locked up for 5 years to dwell on their stupidity.

Was following one for about 5 miles on NSL road with no chances to pass when an opportunity presented itself on a long straight stretch which I gleefully took swiftly and safely.

However, there was an ambulance travelling in the other direction with its lights on but not going particularly fast which passed me about 10 seconds after I pulled back into my lane. What are the driver and passenger doing......clapping!!!! WTF???

Bet they were surprised to find I had contacted their HQ and reported (with a full explanation of my actions) the driver for dangerous driving as he had no hands on the wheel while he was on the blue light........f*ckin moron!!!!

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I like overtaking them, then letting them catch up through the village and flooring it. I'd like to think I'm making a point, but I've no doubt they think I'm a dangerous driver.

The worst thing about these idiots is that they think they're the safest drivers in the world.
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The worst thing about these idiots is that they think they're the safest drivers in the world.


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what anoys me most about these idiots is that despite doing 20 mph under the limit they still brake sharply when going through a speed camera either they have no idea what the speed limit is or they are just clueless morons, either way they shouldnt be behind the wheel of a car.
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what anoys me most about these idiots is that despite doing 20 mph under the limit they still brake sharply when going through a speed camera either they have no idea what the speed limit is or they are just clueless morons, either way they shouldnt be behind the wheel of a car.
I find they brake at everything. Slight bend in the road, car coming the other way on a wide road, isn't that tree pretty, oooh look at that house. Grrrrr.

The road through where my parents live is 30mph through the village then onto 60 mph, maybe I am wrong though and the speed is 35mph all the way.
 
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maybe I am wrong though and the speed is 35mph all the way.
Now you see they REALLY annoy me. the 5 mile an hour people.
25 mph through cameras, then 35 mph in a 30 & 40 zone. Maybe 45 in a 50 or NSL.

GET OUT OF THE WAY!!!!
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we had the opposite today, lady (sorry but it was, so not having a pop at the female drivers) in a Honda, head of the queue to turn right & didn't move at all, even though the gaps were there for the taking, only for her to rev the nuts of her car and litterally crawl off into the turning in front of a truck coming towards her, when the truck broke heavily and flashed her all you could see was her giving the bird to the driver?? When we caught her up she was still doing no more than 35, and this was whilst trying to join the A14?? Accidents waiting to happen...

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yes they are even on the motorways too....Approaching the Motherwell slip off the southbound M74 40 MPH.clear road ahead of him and due to attendant southbound 2 outer lanes flying by at 70 I couldn't overtake him.I could have been by him but I got into the off lane at the correct time not like all the fuds that cut over with 10 yards before point of no return and cutting up every other car in their way.......Then he hits the deceleration lane and jets it up to 60.
What a confused individual....But they are everywhere.

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Re: 40 mph everywhere drivers

I'm afraid my mum is one of these, bless her. 40mph is her designated 'safe' speed wherever she may be. I'm barely ever a passenger with her these days, which is a blessing because it's not a comfortable experience when you see the line of cars behind you in a 60 limit.

Thank god she refuses to drive on motorways......
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