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(Denver Post)   Denver's solution for motorists who refuse to pull over for emergency vehicles: BASS   (denverpost.com) divider line
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2012-05-29 12:15:03 AM  
Why not also mount a camera to the front of the emergency vehicle and mail a ticket to the asshats who fail to yield?
 
2012-05-29 12:43:24 AM  
The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1
 
2012-05-29 12:48:13 AM  
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Bass?
 
2012-05-29 12:50:33 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Apparently this really makes you angry.
 
2012-05-29 1:20:28 AM  
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2012-05-29 1:42:20 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


That has been in the road rules for half a century or more. The intent is to allow the ambulance to make a turn with the right of way. What it tends to do is jam up traffic so bad they can't make the turn. Some places are starting to not require it on divided roads or even multi-lane roads but if you change the rule today, lots of people will never know the rule changed.
 
2012-05-29 2:12:20 AM  
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Now that's good bass!
 
2012-05-29 2:14:02 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Because the emergency vehicle often has to maneuver in THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD! THAT'S THE F*CK WHY!
 
2012-05-29 2:14:07 AM  
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Oh no! Gojira !!
 
2012-05-29 2:14:41 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Where I live, it's super common for firetrucks to jump into the opposing lane to get around traffic. And the only truly divided roads are the interstate highways.
 
2012-05-29 2:15:39 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop.


Get off the farking road, asshole.

Sincerely - everyone who knows the law. Get farked.
 
2012-05-29 2:15:40 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Because you're an idiot, and if the traffic IN FRONT OF the emergency vehicle isn't getting out of the way, they have every right to use the oncoming lane to get by.

/retard
 
2012-05-29 2:17:43 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


There are these thing called "Good Drivers". You can pick them out because they follow the driving laws. Like pulling over when an emergency vehicle is on the road.
 
Rie
2012-05-29 2:18:21 AM  
So how the hell will fish fix this problem?
 
2012-05-29 2:18:21 AM  

NowhereMon: [www.contactmusic.com image 300x449]

Bass?


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Bass?
 
2012-05-29 2:20:15 AM  
EVs are one thing, but even in 1962 Denver (per my mom) a lone woman would never pull over for a cop. The rule was to drive to a busy street.

All I'm saying is Denverites have had to put up with untrustworthy authority for a looong time, and maybe the lesson got learned a little too well.
 
2012-05-29 2:20:19 AM  
Ambulance Siren-Weldon(Basshunter Remix.mp3)
 
2012-05-29 2:20:30 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Wow, this thread is really going to suck for you isn't it? Your post all the way up there at the top for everyone to see. I almost feel sorry for you.
 
2012-05-29 2:22:30 AM  
Let me preface my post by saying that I'm not actually in favor of any of my suggestions.

A) If we can establish bass as an emergency signal, maybe we can finally attach some severe penalties to those a-holes who think it's still cool to sit next to you at a light and make your vehicle rattle through vibration.

B) With the current model in place, wouldn't it make sense to have high-speed cameras in sync with the sirens to capture motorists who fail to pull over properly. You could then later charge them, much like you do with a red light camera.

C) Did they actually use a woman ff driver to talk about peoples' bad driving habits?

Also,

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2012-05-29 2:23:01 AM  
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2012-05-29 2:23:51 AM  

Jabberwookiee: 100 to 200 watts? That's nothing. I probably wouldn't notice. Mine run at just over 700 each.

/and my penis is bigger than yours
//wanna fight about it?


A 200 watt sub that is dedicated to a single frequency is a different beast from your standard PunchPro 15" sub.
 
2012-05-29 2:24:40 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


successful troll is successful.
 
2012-05-29 2:26:16 AM  

imprimere: Let me preface my post by saying that I'm not actually in favor of any of my suggestions.


except for A
 
2012-05-29 2:27:26 AM  
farm4.staticflickr.com

If you can read this in the rear-view mirror you'll also be able to read it coming right at you.
 
2012-05-29 2:28:34 AM  
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2012-05-29 2:31:24 AM  

scalpod: [farm4.staticflickr.com image 240x54]

If you can read this in the rear-view mirror you'll also be able to read it coming right at you.


Wow, without any context I'm not sure I could have read that... Of course I'm sure the large ambulance shaped vehicle it's attached to on the road would give me some context.
 
2012-05-29 2:31:51 AM  

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


Mail Order Drivers License Diploma Mill, amirite bro?
 
2012-05-29 2:32:05 AM  

Tunacrab: NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1

successful troll moran is successful.

 
2012-05-29 2:32:20 AM  

SnarfVader: Why not also mount a camera to the front of the emergency vehicle and mail a ticket to the asshats who fail to yield?


THIS motherfarking THIS!
 
2012-05-29 2:32:58 AM  
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Awesome dude.
 
2012-05-29 2:33:18 AM  

SnarfVader: Why not also mount a camera to the front of the emergency vehicle and mail a ticket to the asshats who fail to yield?


Because that doesn't actually fix the problem of needing people to get the hell out of the way at the time.
 
2012-05-29 2:33:35 AM  

SnarfVader: Why not also mount a camera .50 BMG to the front of the emergency vehicle and "mail a ticket" to the asshats who fail to yield?


Fixed for fantasyland.

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1


...because that's what you're supposed to do on everything but a divided highway?
 
2012-05-29 2:34:40 AM  

BradleyUffner: SnarfVader: Why not also mount a camera to the front of the emergency vehicle and mail a ticket to the asshats who fail to yield?

Because that doesn't actually fix the problem of needing people to get the hell out of the way at the time.


Bah, sorry, missed the word "also" in your post. I will now go hang my head in shame and hope no one notices.
 
2012-05-29 2:34:47 AM  
I know such drivers can be a nuisance, but their solution is kinda low.
 
2012-05-29 2:35:19 AM  

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2012-05-29 2:35:34 AM  

bubo_sibiricus: NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop.

Get off the farking road, asshole.

Sincerely - everyone who knows the law. Get farked.


Actually on a divided road you dont have to stop, and most of ours are divided since they passed a law stating a road over a certain volume must be divided to cut down on wrecks. Also applies to school buses, a neighbor down the street got a ticket for stopping while a school bus had its sign out on the other side of a divided highway and was biatching about it, seems she didnt know the law......

On topic though, this makes perfect sense, bass is omnidirectional so it makes people look up and say WTF is that? Bass physics is also why idiots thing BOSE speakers sound good.

Jabberwookiee: 100 to 200 watts? That's nothing. I probably wouldn't notice. Mine run at just over 700 each.


That really means shiat, and if you have that much powering your subs then its either wasted power or your installer was a farking moron, get a low power amp that can be bridged down to 1ohm(some can handle even less) and then you will get more sound out of a 75 watt amp than you ever would out of the "Pyramid 700" you bought at the flea market.
 
2012-05-29 2:35:47 AM  
These rumblers do seem to work better than a siren alone. However, the vast majority of the time an ambulance does not need to drive with lights and sirens to a call. Simply using opticom would suffice in most situations, and it would result in not much longer of a response time while significantly reducing the risk to the crew and the public.
 
2012-05-29 2:35:50 AM  
Buttery-biscuit base?
 
2012-05-29 2:35:55 AM  
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all your bass are belong to us
 
2012-05-29 2:37:13 AM  
Inspiration?

/Warning: Ponies.
 
2012-05-29 2:37:13 AM  

RoyBatty: NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1

Mail Order Drivers License Diploma Mill, amirite bro?


I was going to give him the benefit of the doubt by assuming he meant on a divided interstate.
 
2012-05-29 2:38:55 AM  

scalpod: If you can read this in the rear-view mirror


Man, I ain't got time to learn Elvish just to read your bumper sticker.
 
2012-05-29 2:40:09 AM  
Bass! How low can you go?
Death row what a brother knows
Once again, back is the incredible
The rhyme animal
The incredible D. Public Enemy number one
Five-O said "Freeze!" and I got numb
Can't I tell 'em that I really never had a gun?
But it's the wax that the Terminator X spun
Now they got me in a cell 'cause my records they sell
'Cause a brother like me said "Well
Farrakhan's a prophet and I think you ought to listen to
What he can say to you, what you ought to do"
Follow for now, power to the people say,
"Make a miracle. D, pump the lyrical"
Black is back, all in, we're gonna win
Check it out, yeah y'all, here we go again

/people that don't pull over are the real public enemy
 
2012-05-29 2:40:09 AM  
We've got them on our new trucks. Pretty cool, and works well, but only lasts 5 secs or so & then you have to hit the button again.

And they just play the same tones as the siren (wail, hi-lo, etc) several octaves lower.

I was really disappointed when we couldn't hook them up to the stereo. We were gonna OWN the ghetto!

/still like them, but the airhorn will always have a soft spot in my heart.
//memories of weaving through rush hour traffic, my driver laying on the airhorn and shouting "get some... GET SOME!!!" like the chopper gunner in Full Metal Jacket
 
2012-05-29 2:40:17 AM  
I live near a hospital. I can't decide which would be worse roaring in at 3 AM: sirens or ghetto blasters.
 
2012-05-29 2:40:21 AM  

LordJiro: Inspiration?

/Warning: Ponies.


More like this

God I heard that song so much I wanted to strangle people for playing it
 
2012-05-29 2:41:22 AM  
Not pulling over for an ambulance? How low can you go?
 
2012-05-29 2:41:28 AM  
SnarfVader: Why not also mount a camera to the front of the emergency vehicle and mail a ticket to the asshats who fail to yield?

Because in most states, you're not given the right of way. You are requesting it. The wordings of EVOC laws are very wonky, and designed in such a way as to require you to act with due regard, but to also allow you to blow off most traffic laws.

The best way I've heard it put is the laws give you enough rope to hang yourself.

NewportBarGuy: The people that piss me off are the ones on the opposite side of the road who pull over and stop. WHY?! You're on the other side of the road! I can understand if you have cars pulled over that he has to get around, but if it's just driving past, WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU PULLING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD?!?!?1

Well, I guess we know who DIDN'T read the drivers manual in high school
 
2012-05-29 2:42:35 AM  

Dr.Zom: Bass! How low can you go?


I once saw those lyrics translated into Japanese and then back into English. It came out "Bass! How far can myself decrease".
 
2012-05-29 2:43:04 AM  

NowhereMon: [www.contactmusic.com image 300x449]

Bass?


Ambu-Lance Bass!
 
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