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Old 17-06-23, 08:55 AM   #3411
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I can appreciate that some people are out for a leisurely drive or on holiday but a lot of the traffic are people working, on their way to work or have various appointments. All you have to do is look in the mirror, see a long queue and pull in when convenient.

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Old 17-06-23, 06:46 PM   #3412
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I try and pull in in the motorhome if I can - mainly because I feel uncomfortable if a queue builds begins to build up behind me, though sometimes it backfires when after pulling in another slow vehicle polls by with another long queue behind it!
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Old 19-06-23, 07:21 AM   #3413
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It never occurs to them to pull over and let the queue pass.
Rule 196 of the highway code says they should. They can be pulled over and given a ticket for driving without due care, if only there were traffic police to enforce it.

It does happen, but I personally have only ever heard of one case. So it is not often it happens.
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Bore da pawb. Longest day today, it's all downhill from here to Ch******s, cold and rain, sleet, c**p roads, and dark.

Just thought I'd cheer you all up a bit.........
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but seriously, where has this year GONE?
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Thanks a bunch Gary
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but seriously, where has this year GONE?
I think winter hung on for so long that spring didn't seem to arrive until May.

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Rule 196 of the highway code says they should. They can be pulled over and given a ticket for driving without due care, if only there were traffic police to enforce it.



It does happen, but I personally have only ever heard of one case. So it is not often it happens.
Today's mobile roadblock was a chap on a Vespa (or Lambretta) scooter, 50mph on the A442 causing a tailback of cars. I think he was flat out and riding in the middle of the lane but it's one of those roads that had very few straights and lots of double white lines. It didn't bother me as I was on the bike but you could sense the frustration of the cars following him.

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