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Dashcam video bucket

Discussion in 'Video' started by brianman, May 4, 2013.

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  1. DavidB

    DavidB 2010 Roadster Sport || 2013 S85 || 2017 X100D

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    I use a Passport 9500. I rarely get a laser warning, and as far as I know, I've never gotten a false positive warning (although there have been a few times where I never did spot the source of the laser). If there were cars using lasers that confused the Passport detector, I'm sure I would know about it by now!
     
  2. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    There are a few GMC SUVs that have rear-avoidance LEDs that sometimes set off the laser detectors in my Valentine 1.

    But generally I really don't get false laser alerts. If it goes into jamming mode, it's likely a laser LEO.
     
  3. Zextraterrestrial

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    #83 Zextraterrestrial, Jun 1, 2015
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    Las Vegas Strip

    Sunday night we wewent to the Venetian to gt some Gelato and were heading back south to drop somone off at the Tropicana when a V12 SL65 BT AMG pulled up next to us at the stop bar.
    Hehehe...4 people in the car, all windows down sunroof open. all season tires...





    I think he was a little upset that his little coupe is so slow off the line
    I had to look up that MB to see what it actually was.
     
  4. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    Did you have a smart bomb?? I've never seen that part of the strip so devoid of any traffic.
     
  5. Zextraterrestrial

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    It is funny, all week I have been getting lined up in pole position.
    I think everyone was here for Memorial day. Pretty quiet now. Jewerly shows ended the night of that video and the last couple of days have been even quieter! Heading back to the cool coastal redwoods tomorrow,YAY!
     
  6. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    #86 HankLloydRight, Jun 4, 2015
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    If I didn't approach this intersection very slowly because of the stopped traffic and the silver Jeep (to the left) hanging way over the stop line, I would have been broadsided by this red-light runner in the far lane. You can even see that she has the red light in the video!

    Red light runner - YouTube

     
  7. David99

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    This is what makes an experienced driver. Knowing what potentially dangerous situations are and approaching them carefully. It's funny how I have become aware of so many of situations and automatically drive carefully without thinking about it. Teaching one of our teenagers how to drive makes me aware how many situations she doesn't see as dangerous yet and I'm sweating in the drivers seat :)
     
  8. Andyw2100

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    #88 Andyw2100, Jun 11, 2015
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    I wonder how the Auto Pilot Lane Keeping with Automatic Steering would have handled this:




    Yes, that was a good-sized metal ladder in the middle of the highway.

    Ladder.jpg


    I called 911 and the operator thanked me and said they already knew about it and had someone en route to take care of it.
     
  9. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    It's exactly things like this is why I'm so bearish on truly autonomous driving or what Elon calls "on ramp to off ramp" driving. I doubt that autopilot would even detect that ladder and drive right over it, causing significant damage and risk of injury, but a human can see what it is long before the sensors do and take appropriate action, even if that means swerving into the shoulder or median a little bit.
     
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    wow, I feel bad for the driver of the white Honda (or whatever it was) that hit the ladder and was stopped on the side of the road.
     
  11. Andyw2100

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    I was actually thinking that vehicle may have been responsible for the ladder being in the road, and that's why it was stopped, but your take on it could actually be the right one.
     
  12. EarlyAdopter

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    It wouldn't have, which is why the driver has to maintain situational awareness at all times even with autopilot engaged (like on a commercial airliner).
     
  13. Lloyd

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    insanity!
    gives me an adrenaline rush just watching it

    ...where were you when you did this :wink:
     
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    #95 Lloyd, Jul 5, 2015
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    Not my video:eek:
     
  16. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Voltage makes me tingle.

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    Video says a Brazilian road. Good thing nobody died...this time.
     
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    #97 Pilot_51, Jul 15, 2015
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    Had my first spontaneous race since I got my dashcam in November, second race ever. It was fun. I was in don't-look-at-him mode, so don't know if he tried giving a thumbs-up or anything.
     
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    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    #98 HankLloydRight, Oct 24, 2015
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    No, no, that's OK.. take your time. I've got all day.

     
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    #100 SUNNY, Oct 27, 2015
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    Funny dance at 1:18, looks like they have noticed my dash cam.....

     

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