Changing lanes in heavy traffic can be a challenge, but usually there is a modicum of decency and rule-following involved. People are expected to take turns while merging and most drivers let others in their lanes according to some varying but generally accepted and mutually understood set of norms.
Posted by TikTok user @azdome_official, the below dashcam video shows a stunningly rude driver employing an inventive but insanely rude tactic to gain leverage over other cars on the highway while changing lanes in heavy traffic.
WATCH VIDEO HERE
"Try that in the USA," writes commenter @angryoldmechanic.
"It happens in the US, too," replies @rich_mango.
User @tomk985 says, "Take the door out."
"His car would have turned into a jeep," surmises @dumb_patrick1.
"Stay with him," writes @vqwb. "To where he can't close it now."
"Me talking to the adjuster after I take out his door," imagines @redxlilxsleepy. "'How was I supposed to know he would swing his door open?'"
"If you have the time, keep them out," advises @meamone8. "They would be at fault and you have the video evidence. Expensive lane change for them."
"You know it ain’t the first time he’s done it, and he still has a door," suggests @widecim. "That's actually impressive."
"Can we all agree that was quite creative?" asks @brad2221.
We post videos such as these as part of our coverage because we hope there are specific behaviors drivers can learn and implement to help make our roads safer for all of us.
Recommended For You
- In Freak Highway Incident, Two Trucks Lose Brakes and Take Same Runaway Ramp
- Look Here for More Recent Science and Technology Stories: Engineering Mishaps, Space, Gadgets, Software, Hacks, Experiments, Smart Homes, Drones and More
- Best Free Video Editing Software Programs
- See our Facebook page for more stories like this and to suggest topics for us to cover