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Stewart Collier
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Is it me or is the TV and radio advert just a waist of money?
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I guess the Police and Highways agency got tired of pushing people from the fast lane to the hard shoulder after breakdowns.

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My god, how has the absolute twat survived on this earth....... Stupidity knows no boundaries...

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I think the point they are making is that if you have an issue then getting out of a live lane is a good idea, and sooner rather than later. Trying to put on a rolling block or even worse, fending off in lane 2 is a complete nightmare and dangerous as it gets as the wind blast can easily throw you into a live lane.

The advert is a little silly I accept, but if it gets the point across.... 

A large number of people will shortly start driving a lot more again and will have not looked after their cars; expect to see lots of break downs caused by a lack of basic maintenance I fear and the increased number of 'help' calls that follow.

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Good reason to stay away from motorways Yes

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Indicators on

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Driver on his phone

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Now the hard shoulders gone

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Gather the people together the people who thought this was a good idea and put them in a broken down vehicle on a so called smart motorway and see if they still think it Is still a good idea. All these schemes will probable go ahead as it is cheaper than widening and the environmental issues. Will also be interesting to see if the legal noises gain traction. 
 

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Never mind breakdowns, they need to tell folk to move bloody left when they're not overtaking. Queing for the lorry in half a mile does not need to be in lane 2 particularly when faster traffic has caught you up. We must be halving our roads capacity on the A1 or A14 because folk are too lazy to move over.

 

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Too lazy or too stupid. The number of times I find cars drifting along at 50 in lane 3 of an empty 4 lane motorway!!
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And if you do get them to move over ... watch them swing back to lane 3 after you pass !!
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Certainly educating people about the use of lanes may help. I wonder whether those who sail along in overtaking lanes when they don't need to are doing it because they are lazy, not educated on lane discipline (no requirement to drive on the motorway for a test), or actually don't feel safe changing lanes so stay in overtaking lanes to reduce lane changes.