Joyriders in my Zed

Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by tiglon » Sun May 02, 2021 1:42 pm

ihadablackdog wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 11:01 am
tiglon wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 9:45 am
ihadablackdog wrote: Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:24 pm A few weeks ago the car in front of me drove off the road and down an embankment in the trees because the traffic in front panicked when a blue light came towards us (panic = stop!) and this poor sod had no option but to rear end her or go left, quick reactions.

I stopped along with others and he was ok and the other people had it in control so I left.

I caught it on my dashcam and looked in the local (Devon and Cornwall) force site and they have a specific link to send footage.
:rofl: driving so close to the car in front that he had to drive off the road when they hit the brakes?!
Yeah, it did occur to me that he was either too close or wasn’t concentrating, either of which is probably the case but I do think he was unlucky as I wouldn’t be surprised if it was a concertina effect of someone a few cars ahead hitting the brakes hard.
Sorry I was probably a bit harsh on the bloke there, he wouldn't be the first person to be taken by surprise when the traffic in front comes to an abrupt halt unexpectedly.

Things like this are a good reminder for all of us (me included) that you never know what might happen around you on the roads and it's best to be cautious. Unless you have a clear road in front of you, the roof down, and a straight six to play with...
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Post by bg1 » Sun May 02, 2021 2:22 pm

Am I correct that the OP has disappeared?

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Post by Marcoose » Sun May 02, 2021 2:59 pm

OP is off enjoying his fresh paint job
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Post by Ole gits rule » Sun May 02, 2021 4:32 pm

No, he posted on et 29th that he was going to approach the owner of the garage.

Bank holiday weekend so he may be away somewhere
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Post by bg1 » Sun May 02, 2021 5:47 pm

Ole gits rule wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 4:32 pm No, he posted on et 29th that he was going to approach the owner of the garage.

Ban holiday weekend so he may be away somewhere
Perhaps under some multi storey car park?

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Post by Ole gits rule » Sun May 02, 2021 5:52 pm

bg1 wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 5:47 pm
Ole gits rule wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 4:32 pm No, he posted on et 29th that he was going to approach the owner of the garage.

Ban holiday weekend so he may be away somewhere
Perhaps under some multi storey car park?
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