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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 7:26:56 AM

I do this practice to help other drivers avoid getting caught.........

Do you warn drivers of radar ahead..........

Tell me about whether you do or not...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2015 6:17:26 AM

drmiller0711 glad to see someone who think like I do........
drmiller0711
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 1:26:36 PM

Me too and I have a particular way I do it. I only do it to let truckers or cars/trailers or big campers know that they can go back in front of me when they pass me. I do 1 long and 2 short blinks of the headlight, day or night and most of the time they appreciate it and they blink back to me to let me know they are saying Thank You ...
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 1:10:27 PM

runner1256 says "I have to admit, though, how tempting it is, that when it is really within a safe range to do, that I would like to do it to help another driver."

Now you know how I feel about helping another driver out......

dontuknowOH, by the way being a few miles over speed limit really doesn't cause wrecking yards to be full of disasters if any..........

Those are the motorists I help.............

High speed driving might cause disasters that you mention but being a few miles over the limit you will hardy see any disasters for sure...........

[Edited by: contiki at 3/3/2015 1:11:15 PM EST]
dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 12:54:10 PM

No, because when in My early "20's" I frequented many auto wrecking yards, mainly hunting for used parts, saw a lot of disaster messes left their inside, many vehicles. Paid for the parts and tried to forget other sights stuck with My memory, some very gory!

Radar units aren't out there to sponsor your vehicle to a wrecking yard plot, but to collect money funds for the living. AIsi.... Stay Safe/Happy.
runner1256
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 8:46:58 AM

I used to do this, along with my x husband, but since have realized that it is against the law. I do NOT want to get a ticket for doing that. I have to admit, though, how tempting it is, that when it is really within a safe range to do, that I would like to do it to help another driver. Sooooo.. perhaps if it's really really safe to do.
wlotocky
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 7:47:48 AM

no
dassfg
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 7:41:52 AM

Yes, give fellow drivers all the help you can
contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2015 6:19:34 AM

I still do this practice after all these years....
d_clark
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 5:34:48 PM

No
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2015 5:13:57 PM

I do if I can.
cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:48:02 PM

No
55Russ
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No
eB40
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 11:57:01 PM

No
highwayprisoner
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 1:28:02 PM

Yes
contiki
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2015 7:34:14 AM

I still do this when it is needed.....
billycar
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 7:41:52 PM

No
Fish2tail
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2015 6:32:03 PM

Yes
nichols
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2015 9:51:09 AM

yes
contiki
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2015 7:12:29 AM

I still do this practice when needed.......
eB40
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2015 8:31:26 AM

No
contiki
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 6:14:46 AM

After all these years I still do this practice.............
toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2015 12:49:30 PM

No
2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 8:37:03 PM

no
oldhillbillyAZ
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2015 4:39:18 PM

My car has a warning that tells me if I'm speeding. I have a GPS that does also.
I have a radar detector that tells me if there's Police "Radar" ahead.
If everyone uses the various methods of protection then you don't have to depend on others and chances are you won't get caught speeding.
So no I don't always signal others...It's amazing how many people don't have radar detectors.

Exception to warnings might be 18 wheelers.
MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2015 6:46:01 PM

Nope
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 12:55:14 PM

dassfg says " Yes, we need to help each other "

dassfg that is how I feel as well and why I still do it.....
retcap201
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 8:21:24 AM

no
dassfg
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 7:43:27 AM

Yes, we need to help each other
2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 7:20:05 AM

no
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 6:55:04 AM

Yes.........
krazkar
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 11:16:36 PM

I used to often. I still do sometimes. Though I feel the meaning is lost
d_clark
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 11:01:20 PM

No
cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 10:36:13 PM

No
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 10:21:56 AM

Alexi7 says " All the time. They don't call Ohio State Troopers "state dicks" for nothing. "

I am glad to see some motorists are still continuing do this practice...

BTW Cooey if you are so bothered by what you see on this thread by me it might be best to stay off this thread.....let the choice be yours....

You are always welcome Cooey on this thread but please be a little more positive if you can.........thanks.....

[Edited by: contiki at 1/19/2015 10:26:49 AM EST]
Alexi7
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 2:30:13 AM

All the time. They don't call Ohio State Troopers "state dicks" for nothing.
eB40
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 7:45:22 PM

No
GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2015 8:18:24 AM

No
dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 8:01:04 PM

No, I only flash them if I want to get pulled over to ask for information, pulling over with ones hazard lamps flashing works also. Maybe raise the vehicle hood also.
d_clark
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No
eB40
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 4:49:21 PM

No
Norm1947
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 2:11:30 PM

sometimes
Cooey
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 12:25:47 PM

yes

OP - is the point of these threads to pose a question[using poor grammar] and then respond to your own post many times?

I do not think so. Model good practice please.
badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 6:59:13 AM

yes
jessjames
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 6:52:46 AM

No
hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 6:37:01 AM

Used to, but not any more.
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 6:09:18 AM

I have done this practice for many years now and will continue to do it when I see it is needed................
retcap201
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 8:09:39 AM

no
dassfg
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 7:58:03 AM

Yes
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 7:12:56 AM

Yes to help my fellow motorists if they are a few miles over the limit...

MaggieMae07 , I don't see this as a childish and potentially dangerous practice at all....never have.....

MaggieMae07 you better hope to keep speed limit always because if no one warns you than it is a ticket for you....

Remember law enforcement need to give tickets to keep up revenues for town and cities coffers.....they want you to break the law as town and cities need the money...................
MaggieMae07
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 6:47:32 PM

No, this is a childish and potentially dangerous practice!
contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2015 8:48:31 AM

Yes...if needed......
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