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Old 08-03-15, 04:13 PM
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Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtube?

I like to watch videos of bad drivers on Youtube but just yesterday I saw this channel where this guy has a side mounted camera that he calls his confrontation cam. He has several videos up but only the latest has him using this cam to tell off another driver while in traffic. While I agree what the other driver did was bad driving what this dash cam driver is doing I consider escalating road rage.


https://youtu.be/TlS6OtYeZl4
Am I wrong or are you okay with what he is doing?
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Old 08-03-15, 04:18 PM
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Dumb people that I'd rather not know. He's probably an abusive and angry person outside of screaming at other drivers.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

I'm not sure that provoking people while they're still on the road is a good idea. Driving is dangerous enough all ready, but otherwise normal people can go completely crazy with a good bout of road rage. I'm all for raising awareness about the dangers of bad driving, but there might be a safer way.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Confrontation cam?
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

I think it's pretty douchey to go out of your way to film and yell at people.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

That guy doesn't understand how to honk at a green light/arrow. I've started honking rather than waiting because people are usually on their cells. But it's a light beep, not laying on the horn aggressively like he did. He's a dick. I'm sure in all aspects of his life, he is beloved.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

I think there should be a way to submit these videos to insurance companies so they can boost the premiums for those with blatantly poor driving skills. Confronting in person is something we'd love to do, but would be ineffective.
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Yea. I was cutoff the other day. Know what I did? Braked! And then went on driving like normal. Ooooooohhh. Dang.
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What a royal AHOLE. Sorry but not going a couple seconds after a light turns green is not "green light sitting". I hope this guy gets pummeled.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

This guy will be dead from a heart attack by 50.

As the video started, I expected the driver in front to be really late in starting the turn, but it was only around 2 seconds.

EDIT: I watched a few more of his videos, including one where he started laying on his horn when someone else got cut off!

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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Can't wait for this guy's demise to be on someone else's cam.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
Can't wait for this guy's demise to be on someone else's cam.
Like a police officer's bodycam? I had to, I'm sorry!
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

The only positive thing I can think of confronting drivers is providing drivers feedbacks so their bad practices don't become life causing bad habits. Human natures easily allows bad practices to become habits pretty quickly. You run the red light once because you're really late for work, you started to run red lights more and more after. People need feedbacks to improve.

Having said that, the way you go about providing feedbacks is just as important as the content of the feedbacks itself. Who is going to humble themselves to a lunatic yelling and screaming at you? "Oh, yes, thank you my good sire for pointing out my flaws." Nobody gives a shit about something a stranger says to you. This thing that he's doing is just purely for his ego and nothing more. Cool graphics though.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Here is some feedback: don't say feedbacks.
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Now that cars are starting to have heads-up displays, somebody should find a way to connect them to a social network so people can tag asshole drivers. You could be driving down the highway and a note would pop up saying, "This woman blow-dries her hair while driving," or "This guy doesn't know how to merge" and you could take appropriate action to avoid them.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Originally Posted by Mikael79 View Post
Here is some feedback: don't say feedbacks.
Quit filming me with your confrontation cam, you fucking lunatic.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Originally Posted by SuperJim88 View Post
Quit filming me with your confrontation cam, you fucking lunatic.
I'm posting your username on YouTube. Get ready for at least 2-3 views and a stern comment from the HitchBot abuser!
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People need to mind their own fucking business for the most part. This shithead needs to get a life.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Good to know I'm not alone in disliking this guy.

There was also another video he had up where he posted some guys Facebook profile. Nothing weird about that.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Not worth honking for that short of time.

Notice he blocks himself out of the video in his intro.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

Sounds like a good way to get yourself shot by someone with bigger rage issues than yourself.
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Watched a few of his other videos.

The fact that he has a car horn on his bicycle tells you all you really need to know about the man.
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The part I don't get is that apparently there is a female passenger in his car. If you listen to the audio, there is a female voice that said "what is he doing?" I totally expected this idiot to be doing this all on his own, but apparently this female passenger has no problem going along with it as well? Soon the confrontation cam is going to be this lady friend in the process of performing certain job. You're not sucking hard enough. That was at least 4 psi below standard suction as defined by Dyson.
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Yeah, I don't see it ending well for this d-bad - especially in Fresno, he's going to end-up pissing-off the wrong person, especially seeing how he seems to like to antagonize people to get a reaction.
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Re: Confronting bad drivers on the road: bad idea or awesome amount of views on Youtu

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The part I don't get is that apparently there is a female passenger in his car. If you listen to the audio, there is a female voice that said "what is he doing?" I totally expected this idiot to be doing this all on his own, but apparently this female passenger has no problem going along with it as well? Soon the confrontation cam is going to be this lady friend in the process of performing certain job. You're not sucking hard enough. That was at least 4 psi below standard suction as defined by Dyson.
I believe that is his wife which he mentions in a video where they were both out riding bikes.

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