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The 5 stages of being stuck in a traffic jam…

We’ve all been there. It’s Friday afternoon and all you want to do is get home, but the four mile long tailback on the motorway is telling you otherwise.

It’s times like these when you start to wonder why you ever bothered with your driving test in the first place. After all, you spend more time sat stationary than you do actually using your driving skills.
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You’ve been framed: The dirty dash-cam diaries

In the old days, as in like 2007, the only thing motorists had to worry about was policemen and traffic wardens. There was always the fear that the idiot in the errant BMW (that you just stuck your finger up at) would turn out to be your new boss, but this was always a chance worth taking when someone cut you up.

Now the world is watching via the phenomenon of dash cams. And as far as candid filming is concerned, these humble little sidekicks have filmed some of the juiciest news scenes around. In the US it might be for ‘claim and blame’ reasons, but over here it’s far more British. Fail to queue and you will be named and shamed for the world to see. Continue reading