Hogging the middle lane

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Hogging the middle lane

Post by FBI » Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:30 pm

This crap has reached epidemic proportions.

Use your mirrors you useless runts and pull the hell over once you are passed.

bring back public information films..

Charlie says.....,, Andy the fire..... Etc etc

Perhaps new for 2016 'Get left you 7w4t'
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by vwJim » Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:08 am

Lol...

Thought it was just me that hates this. It's a new version of "I spy" as I count the idiots in the middle lane(s) on a boring 120 mile trip around the M25.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by wmk168 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 3:59 pm

Just ban BMW's job done :-)

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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by Who.Me? » Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:08 pm

vwJim wrote:...120 mile trip around the M25...
I think you're using it wrong.

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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by FBI » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:27 pm

Its easily done, hop on the Motorway (in Jims case the M25) to go a few junctions.. Pull out into the fast lane and drive a few miles then realise there are so many morons in the middle lane you cant get back over to pull off your junction! By the time you find a gap you've done 120 miles..

Epidemic I tell you..
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by Who.Me? » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:47 am

FBI wrote:Its easily done, hop on the Motorway (in Jims case the M25) to go a few junctions.. Pull out into the fast lane and drive a few miles then realise there are so many morons in the middle lane you cant get back over to pull off your junction! By the time you find a gap you've done 120 miles..

Epidemic I tell you..
If you've gone 120 miles on the M25, you've gone all the way round it in the same direction and you're back where you started.

And yes, middle lane hoggers p!ss me off too. My Mrs does it (that or hog the outside lane). Her excuse is that it's more dangerous to keep changing lanes to overtake :?

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Post by vwJim » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:21 am

Okay, M3, M25 & M11, but it's the M25 that it happens on, especially between the M40 & the M1.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by Doka Dave » Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:50 pm

it happens a lot on the M6 too I can assure you!

I hate it when I'm doing 60 in my bus in the inside lane (I can do 60 now I'm IRS'd up lol) then have to go into the outside lane to overtake someone sat in the middle lane at 55 then get back in front of them whilst indicating left to go back in the inside lane again.
They never get the hint either. They just stay there despite how many cars get behind them!
Why do people do it? I honestly don't get it
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by FBI » Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:33 pm

When you tow a trailer as much as I do it's even more frustrating as I can't go around them on the outside!

There may be light at the end of the tunnel though:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/ ... -lane.html
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by vwJim » Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:14 pm

I prefer the US system.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by FBI » Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:50 pm

Well it does solve the problem of getting stuck behind the oblivious numpties.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by JonnyCJ » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:19 am

String 'em up !

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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by jayvanman » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:56 am

Why not just use the 1st lane ?
It's always empty !

But seriously, I drive a lot for my job and yes these tools drive me nuts. I work with one old guy (who's a kind of funny grumpy old type). He lane hogs and loves it when people tailgate him. He sits there saying
"Yeah go on, you sit there, I'm not moving. Ha ha. Go on flash away you fool ha ha" etc etc
I kid you not.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by FBI » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:34 am

He sounds like a great guy to be around.
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Re: Hogging the middle lane

Post by Magic8Ball » Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:27 pm

FBI wrote:When you tow a trailer as much as I do it's even more frustrating as I can't go around them on the outside!

There may be light at the end of the tunnel though:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/ ... -lane.html
And maybe not.............bloke was a NO SHOW at court, probably gave a wrong un so all the fines and points went to the wrong person :( Surprised no one has fitted a snow plough to the front of their Maserati and 'helped' the hogger along :wink:
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