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Old 08-29-2004, 03:21   #1 (permalink)
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Revised Road Signs

After careful consideration and numerous daily observations, I believe there are some vital alterations to be made to certain road signs and traffic lights that remind motorists of their part on the roads.

After daily encounters of retards doing anywhere from 0-50km in a 2km straight stretch of two-laned road to and from work, I felt the need to come up with this sign. Persons on this particular road also need to adhere to the 'move it, or move over' law. The sign is fairly self explanatory, and other speeds can be substituted in place of those currently being displayed, for different areas. Perhaps even school zones could feature this sign with a big '40' and then 120 and 180 crossed out below.
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On the way to and from work, there is a stretch of two-laned road which features 3 roundabouts on it. These roundabouts lead off into residential places and the norm, so most of the traffic drives straight through. More often than not though, I am in the right hand lane, happily adhering to the 'move it, or move over' law, and therefore tackle the roundabout via the right hand (inner) lane going, straight through. There will always be some clueless fool in a 4runner or some other similar vehicle who thinks the width of his lane increases by a metre, and mine magically goes over the roundabout, and therefore these 'outer lane' goers tend to sway across half into my lane. There are also numerous occasions where, while going through a set of roundabouts which are at either side of a highway, idiots turn right from the outside lane and hence drive across my suggested driving path.
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I'm sure everyone will be in agreeance with the following sign. If there are some members of this forum with siblings who are female and take to the streets in the list of 'banned from right lane' cars, I apologize, however it appears that the stereotypical right-lane-goer who sits below the limit and yaps to their friends (you can clearly see her doing this as well as turning her head from window to window and pointing at random places in nearby bushes) is the late-teen, early-20 'chick'.
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This last image is of my suggested modification of the common 'green light'. Too often do I exprience instances where, for some reason unkown to mankind, everyone (20+ cars) slows down and stops at a green light. This alteration should help to prevent the re-occurrence of such instances, as well as the typical half an hour to get going once the arrow turns green, which always results in about 3 cars getting through and me having to wait for about 4 mins for the next green.
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Old 08-29-2004, 03:27   #2 (permalink)
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The traffic lights need an addition; Amber should read "Go on, give it a go!".
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Old 08-29-2004, 04:11   #3 (permalink)
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Hehe all too true. God all those things you mention piss me off to no end. You left out heaps of stereotypes, like the rich ****en whore in her mercedes wagon and pearl necklace who saw me turning left at a roundabout and went straite thru almost t-boning me.

Or stupid asian female drivers who crawl along at 20 under without realising everyone is beeping at them.

And then theres the old people who just have to do 30kmh in the backstreets "just to be safe" who have heart attacks when you overtake them.

And those fuken idiots who fall asleep doing 5kmp under the speed limit then when you go to overtake they speed up! Im gonna ram you fukers one day!

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This last image is of my suggested modification of the common 'green light'. Too often do I exprience instances where, for some reason unkown to mankind, everyone (20+ cars) slows down and stops at a green light. This alteration should help to prevent the re-occurrence of such instances, as well as the typical half an hour to get going once the arrow turns green, which always results in about 3 cars getting through and me having to wait for about 4 mins for the next green.

Man this one gets me all the time. THe last time this happened at uni i couldnt handle it so i just floored it over the median strip in the middle of Burwood Hwy so i could do a bludy U-turn and get to school. I ended up getting beached "literally" on the gutters since my LWB Fairlanes lowered. SO i sat there in peak hour traffic blocking off a lane, screaming at the fuks who caused me to do this because they were too fuken slow to catch a green light. NOT HAPPY JAN!!!
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Hehe, if only those signs were real. Then driving might become pleasureable again.
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love the traffic lights signals,should adopt em here in good ol qld
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One for the Queenslanders
Blinkers are the stalk on the Right.
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So many signs could be revised!

If only people knew how to drive!
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Old 08-29-2004, 19:47   #8 (permalink)
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haha good one. You'd think 'KEEP LEFT UNLESS OVERTAKING' would be pretty self explanitary wouldn't you....

I think some people need the merging rules clarified, i.e. running up the inside of a 2.5 tonne truck and sitting in his blind spot then honking when his 90kW diesel won't haul his arse out of your way is the wrong way to go about it...
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need a few 'CHILL THE **** OUT' signs around as well...too many obnoxiously twitchy drivers around...

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Re: Revised Road Signs

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One for the Queenslanders
Blinkers are the stalk on the Right.
Too true. Worst habit of drivers when changes lanes here - or one flash as they come over
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One flash?
Whats that?
When i lived in Townsville, they didnt even know what these funny orange things on the corners of their cars where for.
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