Sunday, December 30, 2007

An amalgamation of sorts....

...of two of my previous posts "Basic Car Maintenience" and "Stupidity"

After a 2 and a half hour drive from Athlone I have this advice for other drivers on these fine roads of ours....

1)I know this was covered in "Stupidity" but obviously not EVERYONE read that post. PLEASE don't overtake on a continous white line, around a bend, in the dark when it's pissing rain. It just doesn't make sense people. And it makes people watching you nervous. Even Jerry Tut Tuted. (He had turned off his Bat Wings because the rain was so bad) If Jerry Tut Tut's you, you have done something REALLY stupid.

2)You don't need your fog lights on in the rain. Even Connemara rain. You just annoy the people behind you. No end.

3)Dim your headlights when driving behind someone or get them adjusted so they don't blind the person in front of you. (This comes under Basic Car Maintenience-if people are flashing their fog lights at you all the time they might be trying to tell you something.....go to a garage and get them checked or drive behind a friend for a while)

I thought these were all "no brainers". Apparantly not. We had all 3 on our trip home tonight. Surely they weren't all pissed.....?????

2 comments:

jeanjeany said...

Touche hun ;) or you get the a$$ that turns on his headlights just as he is passing you.....drives me insane ....Just came in to say have a wonderful ,happy,healthy & prosperous New Year :):):):)

Jean said...

Try driving out here! A tip for stopping a tail-gater - particularly successful at night: without changing your speed turn your fog lights on and then off. It usually works a treat!
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