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Old 03-07-2007, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Heartland Florida
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Oh Don't remind me, if you get off I-75 at Pines Blvd it's that way. I saw a driver so short she was under dash level, make a right turn from the left lane. Another very old driver was going 25 MPH and looking through coke bottle glasses.
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Old 03-07-2007, 06:26 PM
 
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I do use turn signals and have no problem getting over at all. The trick I learned in L.A. is to pretend that you have absolutely no intent to get over and right when you see that break you put on the signal and you go for it and turn it back off again as if you only wanted to go over one lane. Oh and try not to move your neck to much because in Miami if they see you looking over your shoulder you will never get over. Thats ADVANCED DRIVING 101.
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Old 03-07-2007, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Miami
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Oh my god, that was really funny, and sooooo true.
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Old 03-07-2007, 06:33 PM
 
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That is funny ...and sadly so true. I count my lucky stars for my commute to and from work. I feel so spoiled, but I deserve it, I earned it! And everything I need to do is generally close by or on my home. However, there is not a day that goes by that I don't feel just awful fro those who don't have it near as good as I do..as far as this traffic gig.
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Old 03-07-2007, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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blksophisticado, hahaha! thats exactly what i do!
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Old 03-13-2007, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Miami FL
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On the subject of driving in Miami:

Q. What do you call a pedestrian in Miami?

A. Road kill.

Also, riding a bicycle in Miami can be hazardous to your health.
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Old 03-15-2007, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Willow Spring, NC
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blksophisticado that was funny!!
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Old 03-15-2007, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Miami
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Originally Posted by MananaLand View Post
On the subject of driving in Miami:

Q. What do you call a pedestrian in Miami?

A. Road kill.

Also, riding a bicycle in Miami can be hazardous to your health.
Well, it happend yesterday a pedestrian was hit and killed, so sad. People in this city just have no care for one another.
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Old 10-17-2007, 08:53 PM
 
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People In Miami Do Not Use Blinkers They Cut In Fronmt

The Public Bus System In Miami Is Always Late.
Period

Everywhere I Go On That Bus That Is Filled With Cockaraoches Crazies Illegals Garbage Smell Weirdos
Everywhere I Go Its Late Maybe Twice It Was Early.
Bus Drivers Are Rude, Cashiers All Over The City And In General In Miami Dade Except For Miami Beach/boca Raton And Parts Of North Miami Beach Are Rude Ass Hell
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Old 10-17-2007, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Doral/Miami
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This is a brief explanation of driving conditions here. Enjoy!!

Driving in Miami 101



1. Turn signals will give away your next move. A real Miami driver never uses them.

2. Under no circumstance should you leave a safe distance between you and the car in front of you, or the space will be filled in by somebody else, putting you in an even more dangerous situation.

3. The faster you drive through a red light, the smaller the chance you have of getting hit.

4. Never, ever come to a complete stop at a stop sign. No one expects it and it will result in you being rear-ended.

5. Never get in the way of an older car that needs extensive bodywork, especially someone from Florida or Georgia. With no- fault insurance the other guy doesn't have anything to lose.

6. Braking is to be done as hard and late as possible to ensure that your ABS kicks in, giving a nice, relaxing foot massage as the brake pedal pulsates. For those of you without ABS, it's a chance to stretch your legs.

7. Never pass on the left when you can pass on the right. It's a good way to prepare for people entering the highway.

8. Speed limits are arbitrary figures, given only as a suggestion and are apparently not enforceable in any County during rush hour.

9. Just because you're in the left lane and have no room to speed up or move over doesn't mean that a Miami driver flashing his high beams behind you doesn't think he can go faster in your spot.

10. Always slow down and rubberneck when you see an accident or even someone changing a tire. This is seen as a sign of respect for the victim.

11. Learn to swerve abruptly. Florida is the home of high-speed slalom driving.
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12. It is traditional in Miami to honk your horn at cars that don't move the instant the light turns green.

13. Remember that the goal of every Miami driver is to get there first by whatever means necessary.

14. In Miami, 'flipping someone the bird' is considered a polite salute. This gesture should always be returned.

THANK YOU & HAVE A SAFE JOURNEY

Lol that was brilliant loved it. I myself will add backing up at supermarket,shopping center parking spots while chatting on cell phone and not looking .
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