So far this year, on a monster descent down a hill into my village the driver coming up the hill most deliberately crossed the road and laughing forced me into my curb, I was doing 35mph so the closing speed was serious. There is a known local who does this for a laugh but as he has not killed anyone yet is not in prison.
A few days latter I was driving back along the same road where you have to make a left turn onto the road. It is a fast turn, if you want it to be. Knowing I was in Derbyshire I took the corner at about 30 only to meet someone, strangely driving straight towards me on my side of the road. Good job I was not doing the legal 60mph.
Last Sunday when I was on my cycle a woman driving a car crossed straight in front of me to get into a petrol station, my data logger shows the sudden total stop. She said she did not see me but it did not matter as I do not pay f***ing road tax and I did not have f***ing lights. I pointed out I do have lights but like hers, they were switched off as it was blazing sunshine and I do have road tax on four cars. Still, it wax my fault she did not see me, with a bright yellow jersey.
After getting home I took the family out to lunch, a short drive away. Seeing a cyclist coming the other way and an Audi coming up behind him I guessed, correctly, exactly what the moron driver would do. Straight out onto my side of the road and an emergency stop required be me to avoid a head on collision (wife shaken and son saying I saved his life).
On top of this, certainly in my village the Highway Code is interpreted thus: double yellow lines, residents parking. Zig zags and zebra crossing, parking for a few minutes. Bus stops, car parks.
Seriously, I have never encounter such shocking driving anywhere outside of India.
Edited by winthattt, 10 March 2014 - 11:12 PM.