Post by infinitycam07 on Jun 8, 2014 8:46:29 GMT -5
Honestly, this is exactly the thing I always want to do when I'm standing in a traffic jam on the Autobahn and some motorcycle drivers think they could break all our traffic rules and filter through the cars. I just hate that behaviour.
Post by DontDentMyCar on Jun 8, 2014 9:33:03 GMT -5
Yeah I think filtering is not only dangerous but shouldn't be allowed. 1 lane 1 vehicle. There's no reason that motorcycles can't keep up with traffic as there is no physical effort to do so, and respect all the rules including those followed by other vehicles.
But if it is allowed, they should limit the speed to no more than 5 MPH faster then traffic they're next to. While there are many motorcycle riders who like filtering as it allows them to get through stopped traffic, it's still dangerous in my mind and illogical. I'd rather see special lanes just for motorcycles, lanes half the width of a regular lane than see motorcycles filters so close to other vehicles.
Not only for the safety of the motorcycle driver, but also I don't want a motorcycles passing my vehicle within inches. Get away from my vehicle! It's kind of like tail-gating in this way, you as a driver have no control how close someone else gets to your vehicle and therefore you have no control over the safety margin you'd like to keep.
Post by HLW OnTheRoad on Jun 8, 2014 13:04:15 GMT -5
Well I didn't know that because I haven't clicked on his channel. Actually I watched this video on liveleak.com first and I know once videos get on Liveleak there are many people that are uploading it on Youtube as well. So what I did was copying the video title from liveleak, pasted it in Youtube and then clicked the first one on top of the list. I prefer to share videos from Youtube instead of Liveleak, because here you can play the video while staying on the same page, so you don't have to click a link which opens a new tab.
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