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Old 02-01-2007, 05:29 PM
 
Location: PA
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Well the bad news is that if you have a place with any kind of population/desireable things to do/etc you're gonna have traffic.

Rural Kansas may not have traffic but maybe you don't want to live there. Everything's a tradeoff.
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Old 04-04-2007, 04:26 PM
 
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Thumbs up Worst Drivers

Wash.D.C. Metro (cess pool ) area has GOT to have the VERY WORST drivers..............Don,t care...Get out of MY way....Don,t you know who I am !!! Gridlock........Need I say more !!!!! But it,s getting that way everywhere !!!!!! Had to sell my Harley .......Almost got creamed a dozen times......Now I drive a FULL SIZE Hummer !!!!!!!
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Old 04-04-2007, 04:38 PM
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A hummer? Ugh.
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Old 04-04-2007, 05:34 PM
 
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I would say the worst drivers are in New Jersey. Aggressive, brutal and careless.

New York follows, and then anything in the Mid-Atlantic (Maryland, DC).

Midwest drivers are so annoyingly courteous they get to be bad. They need some caffeine and energy.
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Old 04-04-2007, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Wi for the summer--Vegas in the winter
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lAS VEGAS drivers are bad. Not overly bad on surface streets, but when on the Freeways it's insane. Truly is survival of the fittest!!!!
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Old 04-04-2007, 11:17 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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people will merge without looking(mostly Ohio people), on a wide open highway they will cut you off even if the closest car is about 50 miles away(Michigan), people will back up on the road if they are behind a car just to get into another lane. And most importantly, a lot of people from Indiana can't do the speed limit, drive in their lane, turn properly, move their heads, yield the right of way, and oh yes, STOP AT STOP SIGNS.

Okay i'm done.
That's right, America! Michigan drivers blast those Buckeyes out of the park!
And Hoosiers ... they don't need no edjumacation in anything.
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Old 04-05-2007, 02:51 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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Kansas City, MO. In my first few months there I was hit twice and neither driver had insurance and one of them was driving a cab. Just kidding, she was a cab driver driving around at night with no lights on and hit us in the rear going about what felt like 90. A cop told me every time it rains they average over 200 accidents.
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Old 04-05-2007, 07:25 AM
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Midwest drivers are so annoyingly courteous they get to be bad. They need some caffeine and energy.
I'd like to give some Chicago drivers less caffeine and energy (granted I can honk and swerve with the best of 'em, but would ya take it down a notch, you don't need to start honking .15 seconds after the light has changed, sorry I don't have the reflexes of Spiderman)

... and on an east coast note, I'd like to give Boston drivers a good smack in the face. I've never driven in New York (just taken the subway), so I don't know what they are like
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Old 04-05-2007, 12:42 PM
 
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For the most part, I think LA drivers are pretty courteous. They are pretty good about letting people into crowded lanes and moving over for police chases!
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I think so too! LA drivers are actually pretty good.. (I mean, no other city can accomplish 500,000 cars in 4 lanes going over 10 mph!)

ALSO People RARELY block the grid! Try seein that in Boston or ATL!
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Old 04-05-2007, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Running red lights in Philadelphia is considered a competitive sport. The record number of cars I've seen run a light is seven. Another fun sport is jumping the light before it turns green, especially if the driver wants to turn left and doesn't want to bother waiting for his/her turn.

Pennsylvania drivers have problems with smooth merging from on-ramps to the freeways. Maybe it's because all the freeways are so damn antiquated and the on-ramps and off-ramps are barely the length of two or three cars? I dunno ... And some people still aren't aware that the speed limit has risen 65 on the freeway ...

Cincinnati drivers used to crack me up -- They'll cheerfully slam on their brakes just to let someone merge onto the freeway or to allow someone to switch lanes. This, of course, leads to a sense of entitlement so that everyone expects other drivers to let them switch lanes or merge. Ummm ... it's not my fault you're in the wrong lane!!

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people will merge without looking(mostly Ohio people), on a wide open highway they will cut you off even if the closest car is about 50 miles away(Michigan)
Hee! So true, especially about those raucous Michigan drivers. It's such a rare treat to actually pass one.
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