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    Oh man that is priceless!
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    Amazing what is caught on "tape" now a days. Yes, that does make the world feel like a better place (assuming they weren't needing to get to a hospital for an emergency).
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    Karma is a b

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    Where is the like button here?

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    Indeed did totally make my day.
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    Why is it that there are so many idiots out there that think getting just past the next car will make any difference?

    These are the same clowns that drive in a bike lane, cut off peds in crosswalks and do outrageous things like make illegal u-turns beyond an intersection to avoid the queue at a left turn only lane... and the classic, don't merge, but try to "slip by."

    Instant Karma is a b!

    I remember something almost this funny (and not as serious) not too long ago when a motorist attempted to pass several of us on the right, along the curb, only to get stuck behind the parked cars in front of him. Not a single motorist would let him in. He had to wait at least past all the people that he passed.

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    I love how the cars on the road just keep on driving by after the guy gets stuck.

    Quote Originally Posted by genec View Post
    Instant Karma is a b!

    I remember something almost this funny (and not as serious) not too long ago when a motorist attempted to pass several of us on the right, along the curb, only to get stuck behind the parked cars in front of him. Not a single motorist would let him in. He had to wait at least past all the people that he passed.
    There is an intersection on my commute home where that happens. People try to sneak by the line of cars in order to turn right and get stuck behind cars parked on the street right before the corner. I don't let those drivers over, either.
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    tried to post it on facebook but it wouldn't play - that is worth going viral!
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    Years ago while stuck in traffic on LBJ, a guy was driving past people on the left shoulder. I purposely drove a little over the line to keep him from passing, but he still tried to get by. The guy in front of me pulled half-way out of the lane onto the shoulder. When traffic stopped, he got out of his car, opened his jacket to reveal his police uniform, pointed at his badge, then at the driver of the car, gestured him back into the lane, and got back in his car.

    Quote Originally Posted by genec View Post
    I remember something almost this funny (and not as serious) not too long ago when a motorist attempted to pass several of us on the right, along the curb, only to get stuck behind the parked cars in front of him. Not a single motorist would let him in. He had to wait at least past all the people that he passed.
    Also years ago, while stuck in traffic on Central Expressway, this time in the right lane, people from an on ramp were merging into traffic. Everyone was being polite and alternating. I let a car in, but the semi behind me rode my bumper to keep people from getting between us. I could see that there was a whole string of cars that were going to be stuck on the on ramp, so I stopped and waved the next 4 or 5 cars in ahead of me. I could see the semi driver in my rear view mirror shouting and gesturing wildly at me. I just waved back at him and ignored him.
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    Thank You! It was very satisfying...
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    haha thats pretty old actually, but definitely makes the day. i love it
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    Oh that is good. Yes, a fine example of Karma. I would love to hear the explanation
    this low-IQ example gave to the police and his insurance company.

    Around the Boston area, the so-called "Boston Right Turn" is very common. I have no doubt it is known in other areas
    by other names. This is when a line of cars is waiting at an intersection on a light. The jerk-of-the-day gets impatient,
    and turns in the corner gas station, or Walgreens, or whatever business happens to be on the corner, and goes out the
    exit on the cross street, usually at some ridiculous speed. And yes, on occasion, someone gets injured. And when that
    happens, do these nitwits have any remorse at all? No, I don't believe they do.
    "The People will believe what the Media tells them they believe". George Orwell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ridefreemc View Post
    assuming they weren't needing to get to a hospital for an emergency
    No.

    If there is an emergency call an ambulance. It will get to you faster than you can get to the hospital. It has sirens, lights, a trained and insured high speed driver. Whereas you are a selfish fool overrating your competence and the regard in which others will hold you. Your arrogance would be putting the innocent at risk. When the ambulance arrives (more quickly, remember) the paramedic will attend to the injured immediately - when you arrive at hospital you can shout and rant all you want but you'll go through a degree of triage.

    Regardless of the cause in this case (raw selfishness I suspect) it was a most pleasing outcome. Thanks for posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jolly_ross View Post
    No.

    If there is an emergency call an ambulance. It will get to you faster than you can get to the hospital. It has sirens, lights, a trained and insured high speed driver. Whereas you are a selfish fool overrating your competence and the regard in which others will hold you. Your arrogance would be putting the innocent at risk. When the ambulance arrives (more quickly, remember) the paramedic will attend to the injured immediately - when you arrive at hospital you can shout and rant all you want but you'll go through a degree of triage.

    Regardless of the cause in this case (raw selfishness I suspect) it was a most pleasing outcome. Thanks for posting.
    Agreed on the pleasing outcome.

    As to your post - it is very unlikely they were on their way to the hospital, but I have been in the situation where I needed to get there fast and waiting for the ambulance would have taken longer. Also, when one is in that situation one does not always think rationally. Lastly, they may not have had a cell phone to call and with all that traffic it would be hard for them to get to you with an ambulance. My point is that you just never know what is going on for sure, but it does appear that they were trying to cut in front of the line.
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