caution left hand drive

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  1. nelly

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    I followed 2 vans out of Lincoln today both with the above sign on the back what is it for why do i need to know (n)
    Neil
     
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    its so you don't panic when you overtake them and there is no driver :)
     
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    To make you aware that their blind spot is not where you think!
     
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    In the dim and distant past they also said ' no hand signals ' :)

    Anybody remember when hand signals were dropped from the driving test?
     
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    about 1974 for motorcycles where indicators were fitted but at least a year of using both prior to seeing sense
     
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    "Show dogs on board" is my pet hate :mad:

    Just as I was thinking of driving straight into the back of that E Regd Cortina Estate just for the hell of it, quite deliberately, I see the Show Dogs on board sign and realise I can't, I just can't:eek:

    Mind you "Baby on board" isn't much better (y)
     
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    Caution left hand drive on mine is to cover a hole left by the removal of an incorrectly fitted fog light for UK.
    So my sign is on the left.
    I may change it for Caution nut behind the wheel
     
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    Or perhaps

    If this vehicle is being driven badly

    Call 0800768123 - The Samaritans
    Or get a life and Chill
    Your not as Good as you think you are
     
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    Or worse still LITTLE PRINCESS ON BOARD,,,BUSBY:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    [QUOTE="eddievanbitz,
    Mind you "Baby on board" isn't much better (y)[/QUOTE]

    Not sure if it's illegal or advisory not to show one if there isn't a baby on board!!
    I was informed in the event of an accident confusion arises as the rescue services start looking for a baby.
     
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    I have a LHD sign on mine. I got tired of pulling up square at T junctions before turning left, only to have some ar** hole try to squeeze past me on the left. Also warns following drivers that I may not see them if they get in my offside blind-spot, of course.
     
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    Not sure if it's illegal or advisory not to show one if there isn't a baby on board!!
    I was informed in the event of an accident confusion arises as the rescue services start looking for a baby.[/QUOTE]

    Trouble is they leave the sign in the window when there is no baby on board and then when an accident occurs the emergency services are looking in vain,,,BUSBY..
     
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    What about Grandma s TAXI !!!! BUSBY:)
    :)
     
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    We have one because it came on the van, hopefully there isn't a hole behind it:LOL: and it's balanced with "if you can't see my mirrors I can't see you" on the other side.

    Martin
     
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    I like the idea of one that says "Caution: the crumple zone is my lavatory". But I haven't plucked up the courage yet.
     
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    My logic too, but it doesn't seem to stop them.
     
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    Which is complete rubbish. Of course I can see vehicles behind even if I can't see the driver. There is a lot of vehicle to the left of the driver that I can see.
     
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    My rear view camera is to see the wise guy motorcycle policeman hiding there to catch me at 51 mph. Mind you on the trip to Lincoln, on to Yorkshire and then back to Dover I saw ONE police vehicle, ONE. does that say what the road behavior might become when everybody realises.
     
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    Maybe a better idea to have a 'Caution left hand drive' sticker plastered across the front. I've lost count of the number of times I have seen the look of horror on the face of an on-coming driver, clearly believing that our van was being driven, hands-free, by some stupid woman, who wasn't even paying full attention to the road!
     
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    You would be safe here in Derbyshire,,they seldom come out,,BUSBY,,:):)
     
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