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Old 01-02-2014, 07:57 PM
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What kind of close call have you had while driving, your fault or not. Like tonight I was driving with snow covered roads and I hit a down hill turn and started to slide when I hit the brakes and stopped about 6 inches away from some guys mailbox. What stories do you guys have?
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:02 PM
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What kind of close call have you had while driving, your fault or not. Like tonight I was driving with snow covered roads and I hit a down hill turn and started to slide when I hit the brakes and stopped about 6 inches away from some guys mailbox. What stories do you guys have?
A Suzuki samurai cut into my lane going around a turn and barely missed me! And same thing that you did, I did with a pine tree
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You smash her like 35's into a fender?
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:11 PM
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I was coming home from work one day in the slow lane and a car was coming off an exit and tried coming over without looking

Driving my dads hummer too fast hit the brakes on a highway exit and hydroplaned a good 30 ft
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:11 PM
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:14 PM
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I had some lady at Target give me the finger yesterday for no reason. I was pulling out onto the side street, while she was passing and slowing down as if to turn into the parking lot late. I was still 10 feet away and the snow hadn't started, and she starred at me and gave me the bird. I turned, slowed by her vehicle at the light, beeped the horn, and yelled a couple obscenities. It was great because she was driving some piece of shit Cobalt, or something, and I had the wife's Edge Crossover. I think that she was on the rag or manic-depressive because she totally overreacted to nothing.

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Old 01-02-2014, 08:15 PM
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:49 PM
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Our first good snow fall in Michigan I was coming back from the local store drifting the rear end came around and I came within 5 inches of going in the 5-6' ditch right by where I work
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:50 PM
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Well I didn't expect this much snow so I didn't have weight in the back so you can only imagine my 35 mile drive
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:05 PM
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During an earlier ice storm I was coming up my driveway ( which is a pretty big hill) and almost made it up when I started sliding back down and missed several trees! Put in 4 wheel and went right up like nothing
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:06 PM
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Close calls? Drive long enough you'll get plenty.

In a blizzard I did a 360 on the top of Wolf Creek Pass in my Mustang. I got ran into a cement center divider on my Yamaha at 65. Plenty of others, just the first ones to come to mind.
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:26 PM
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During an earlier ice storm I was coming up my driveway ( which is a pretty big hill) and almost made it up when I started sliding back down and missed several trees! Put in 4 wheel and went right up like nothing
You got lucky for sure
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:52 PM
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Three days after I first got my license I kicked my ass end out on purpose when pulling into my buddies lane that he lives on and when I did I clipped a small hole in the lane. My truck then jumped on to two wheels and thankfully I turned my wheel the way my truck jumped up so I came back down from it before I rolled my truck. My buddy was behind me and said I got my one side up a few feet off the ground. As you can tell I was being some ******* kid..
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Old 01-02-2014, 09:57 PM
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Three days after I first got my license I kicked my ass end out on purpose when pulling into my buddies lane that he lives on and when I did I clipped a small hole in the lane. My truck then jumped on to two wheels and thankfully I turned my wheel the way my truck jumped up so I came back down from it before I rolled my truck. My buddy was behind me and said I got my one side up a few feet off the ground. As you can tell I was being some ******* kid..
Three days after I got mine I was going around a turn way to fast and ended up driving up over a bank into a field, right before I hit I looked at the speedo and it said 45. It left tire marked in the bank about 2-3 inches deep.
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