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Old 07-30-2013, 10:33 AM   #22801
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In Kansas there is a Three. When turning left it is "customary" (but not legal) to travel in the oncoming lane so that the people behind you don't have to slow down. The police even do it.

It freaked me the hell out the first time I saw someone do that.
Yeah but Kansas you can see for four miles if anything is coming from the opposite direction.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:08 AM   #22802
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I thought this was a killboy picture thread. Not a safety thread. I think there's another thread for that!
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:12 AM   #22803
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In Kansas there is a Three. When turning left it is "customary" (but not legal) to travel in the oncoming lane so that the people behind you don't have to slow down. The police even do it.

It freaked me the hell out the first time I saw someone do that.
I've seen folks use the oncoming shoulder for this stunt frequently but I'm having trouble recalling use of the oncoming lane.

Then like SkiFastBadly says, most of the roads in Kansas the visibility is limited only by the curvature of the earth.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:15 AM   #22804
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It is a custom here, too. Especially rural areas, especially "older drivers" will use the oncoming lane as an impromptu turn lane. People who leanred to drive in the '40's and '50s and didn't make the (em)migration up towards Chicago for work. Freaked me out 30-40 years ago the first time I saw it, and it still make me nervous. Such is life in the boonies.

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Old 07-30-2013, 11:18 AM   #22805
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I thought this was a killboy picture thread. Not a safety thread. I think there's another thread for that!
You thought wrong. This is a Killboy picture thread of people doing stupidly unsafe things. Hence the word FAILURE in the title.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:24 AM   #22806
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In Kansas there is a Three. When turning left it is "customary" (but not legal) to travel in the oncoming lane so that the people behind you don't have to slow down. The police even do it.

It freaked me the hell out the first time I saw someone do that.
The name is a farmers turn

During Corn harvest it is also customary to honk at blind intersections so the smaller cars and trucks know to stop. You honk and if you hear someone else honk, you unfasten your seatbelt if you wear one (not common) and get your door open to jump, cause as overloaded as that truck is you ain't gonna stop. It gets better when the corn is cut and it is late soybean season.

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Old 07-30-2013, 11:27 AM   #22807
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:28 AM   #22808
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Here is an interesting way to drag a knee.

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Old 07-30-2013, 11:30 AM   #22809
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Nice bike. Not ATGATT though.

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Old 07-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #22810
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #22811
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:44 AM   #22812
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:52 AM   #22813
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:02 PM   #22814
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The Dragon didn't stand a chance when I went through in my truck. I think I averaged 90 mph on the run from the Fugitive Dam to the 1st bridge in TN. I saw a couple of 18 wheelers, but was able to get by on the inside. Oh yeah, to that Harley guy that ran off the road when I went by, I called 911 as soon as I got a cell signal. I hope you are feeling better.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:16 PM   #22815
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The Dragon didn't stand a chance when i went through in my truck. I think I averaged 90 mph on the run from the Fugitive Dam to the 1st bridge in TN. I saw a couple of 18 wheelers but was able to get by on the inside. Oh yeah, to that Harley guy that ran off the road when I went by, I called 911 as soon as I got a cell signal. I hope you are feeling better.
Yeah man those duallies get it! It's cuz a all that traction with them 4 tires out back and that stable wheel base. ROFL. That was an awesome post. Nice truck too (seriously). Oh and stop scaring Harleys off the road, that's not nice!

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