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View Poll Results: How are the drivers in your area?
All sane and defensive and happy 5 10.64%
Stretching the laws at times but still safe 17 36.17%
Totally psycho - zipping in and out like bullets 18 38.30%
Suicidal - asleep most of the time 7 14.89%
Voters: 47. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-16-2008, 04:24 PM
Location: still in exile......
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ok, It was an understatement when I said "aggressive". what I really meant was suicidal bordering on homicidal here in South FL. I swear people swtich lanes here without turning signals or without looking in the sideview mirror first
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Old 07-16-2008, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by 414Milwaukee View Post
Illinois drivers win

they drive like they are on crack

to anybody who hasnt seen an Illinois license plate you do not know
what a bad driver is they should be banned

if you never drove and dont know how to drive
just get your license in Illinois it will be easy
they will say turn the car on
heres your license
LOL..My Wisconsin relatives would agree.

It's amazing to drive from the Illinois border into Wisconsin. Driving becomes more sane again.

But to their credit, once they pass you, they are long gone. Some of those pesky Wisconsin drivers will drive in your blind spot or will take forever to pass on the interstate.
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:32 PM
Location: Baton Rouge
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Zipping across five lanes of traffic going 90 mph is considered a normal driving manuever here. When you are about to change lanes, the person in the other lane a little ways behind you tries to speed up so that you can't "cut" in front of them. If you are an advocate of the whole "slow down in inclement weather" belief, then this is the wrong place for you. When you are driving down the Interstate or Airline Highway and it is raining so hard that it looks like Niagara Falls is hitting your car and visiblility is like 2 inches, people here think it means "Okay, I'd better speed up some and weave around like a maniac"
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