Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

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Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby ancient » Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:42 am

After all, why else would they NFA it?

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/people-walked-away-flipped-car-10578102

"On pulling out to pass a cyclist the vehicle was in collision with a central island and turned over. There were no injuries caused to anyone apart from minor ones to the driver. No further action will be taken."


Apparently this is the level now expected of a careful and competent driver :cry:

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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby akirk » Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:43 pm

Quite impressive considering the size of the car, though as a 4x4 it is a bit higher I suppose :)
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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby jont- » Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:54 pm

ancient wrote:After all, why else would they NFA it?

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/people-walked-away-flipped-car-10578102

"On pulling out to pass a cyclist the vehicle was in collision with a central island and turned over. There were no injuries caused to anyone apart from minor ones to the driver. No further action will be taken."


Apparently this is the level now expected of a careful and competent driver :cry:

On the upside, at least they saw the cyclist and moved out to go around them :twisted:

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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby jont- » Thu Dec 24, 2015 1:11 pm


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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby akirk » Fri Dec 25, 2015 8:27 am

Sadly it is a season of more alcohol, more tiredness, less daylight - never a good combination...
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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby TripleS » Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:49 am

akirk wrote:Sadly it is a season of more alcohol, more tiredness, less daylight - never a good combination...
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Indeed. Aided by a combination of tiredness and the brilliant low sun in my eyes, I made a right balls of finding my way into and through the car parking area at Woolley Edge services on Wednesday. No harm resulted, but I got it all wrong and I must have looked like a right twit to any observer. :oops:

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Re: Beware! Pop-up bollards (presumably)

Postby sussex2 » Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:38 am

The season is now over but I don't see a noticeable improvement :)


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