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Old 09-22-2014, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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I wouldnt pull that off sober.
That's true.

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Old 09-23-2014, 11:58 AM
 
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Apparently these accidents happen all over the country, not just here.

Police: N.Y. cop drunk in fatal wrong-way crash

Sussex wrong-way crash causes fatality | WAVY-TV

DOT suspects alcohol use by driver, passenger in striking vehicle in weekend wrong-way crash | FOX6Now.com

Fiery wrong-way crash sends 4 teens to hospital in Stone Oak - San Antonio Express-News

what is going on...?
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Old 09-23-2014, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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Of course they happen elsewhere.

it seems people are giving up, want the easiest way out and hope to take others with them. I think its more than DUI. These incidents are multiplying more recently than ever before and the alcohol and drugs have been there all along.

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Old 09-23-2014, 12:49 PM
 
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Thanks for posting. I know in Germany you'd hear about it happening occasionally - but thought it was something endemic to this region of roadway. I can't think of a worse way to go out if they're doing it on purpose. For me: a bottle of JD and some sleeping pills. I guess that's the chick's way to go out, but it works for me. Don't worry - not in the plans just yet, at least.
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:18 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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I think some may be afraid to do the pills and a brandy route. It takes time. It may not work.
Other ways actually require preparation and execution, i.e. hanging, cut wrists, jump from a building or bridge. However, going for a drive is something we do everyday. It is routine. Just miss that "WRONG WAY" sign and you're on your way to eternity.
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Old 09-23-2014, 04:00 PM
 
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Scary..no one deserves to go this way...
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Old 09-23-2014, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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Scary..no one deserves to go this way...

For some people it is a lot less scary that putting a pistol to your chin.
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Old 10-01-2014, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Wrong-way driver arrested on Veterans Expressway | TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times



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Old 10-01-2014, 12:18 PM
 
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For Pete's sake... Is wrong way driving becoming a sport here?
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:21 PM
 
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For Pete's sake... Is wrong way driving becoming a sport here?
Looks like on feeds into the thoughts of others. Very strange.
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