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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-10-2009, 01:57 PM Thread Starter
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Do people swerve towards you on 2 lane roads?

It seems everytime I drive anywhere and its a two or more lane road, as I overtake someone in the cage, or bike for that matter, the other lanes vehicle crowds the line closest to me. Does this happen to anyone else? It PISSES me off. What does everyone do if it happens? When I drove my truck, I just used the bulk of it to scare people back to the middle of their lane. Now in the wife's honda, I still do it, just feel like I have little dog syndrome...
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Yeah it happens, just gotta watch out and hug the opposite side of the lane. Sometimes I give them the finger as I roll past if they are swerving around because they're texting or reading a newspaper.
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When that happens... I just give a quick swerve and pass on the shoulder.

Errr, I mean, I never pass. Passing is dangerous and should never be done without a nomex fire resistant suit.

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I don't notice people swerving toward me, but it really bugs me when people don't notice that they're riding on the line before I'm coming to pass them. It's super fun (and perhaps a little dangerous) to crowd the same line as you pass them and watch them jerk the wheel back to the center of their lane. always makes me smile.

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When that happens... I just give a quick swerve and pass on the shoulder.

Errr, I mean, I never pass. Passing is dangerous and should never be done without a nomex fire resistant suit.
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target fixation... they will gravitate towards what they are looking at.
My reason for not wearing very bright gear. I ride the line with them. They eventually get the idea.
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It seems everytime I drive anywhere and its a two or more lane road, as I overtake someone in the cage, or bike for that matter, the other lanes vehicle crowds the line closest to me. Does this happen to anyone else? It PISSES me off. What does everyone do if it happens? When I drove my truck, I just used the bulk of it to scare people back to the middle of their lane. Now in the wife's honda, I still do it, just feel like I have little dog syndrome...
I'll one up you. I had some ass in one of those big dump trucks that was doing 40mph in a 50, and I passed him in my cage. The dick tried to run me off the road!

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It's because some people think it's their job to police speeders. I refer to these people as traffic gestapos. I'll never understand why people get pissed because I drive faster than them. There are people that drive faster than me too, I let them pass. Why would I want some pissed off person riding my ass at high speeds?

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