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“And a special Nigal tax too!! LOL!”
“Sheeite! Just don't tax by the pound my friend!”
“I don't know if I would make that a law, I think many SUV buyers really don't know what they are getting into when the purchase one of those thangs. They sure drive differently from any minivan and car or at least they did years ago.
It took me awhile to get use to the Suburban I drove in my youth and the same goes for the pickup I drive now. They all handled and broke differently and had certain performance limitation; that one really needs to ease into and know.
I get a chuckle every time I see a "soccer mom" driving around in her huge SUV, with her seat all the way forward and her whole bady glued to the steering wheel in a effort to control the monster truck as she backs out of the cramped parking spot. All the while her head is in a frantic pace flashing from one mirror to the next as she curses the design of the mirror that reads " "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear".”
“Hey nige, we pay attention when Stephen King speaks - that guy that hit him died shortly after.”
“So SUVs rollover when they zigzag around orange cones.
Has anyone thought about banning those damn cones?”
“It neva' caises t'amaze me at how narrow minds kin be. Next time yo' a$$ spot some non-S-U-V snatchin' down mo' dan one parkin' spot, plaise be shaw t' post dat also along wit' notes o' how angry it made yo' a$$.”
“SUVs don't bother me, it's those little clown cars the Shriners drive that should be regulated!”
“Thanks for the sarcasm Jackasses, just trying to make the point that there are some people driving that apparently need more training and the crappy driving tests that most states have do not train people to actually drive on public roads, but I know that's really not the issue here, it's some people that are jealous that they can't afford an SUV.”
“Thanks for the sarcasm Jackasses, just trying to make the point that there are some people backpacking that apparently need more training and the crappy hiking tests that most states have do not train people to actually hike on public trails, but I know that's really not the issue here, it's some people that are jealous that they can't afford new titanium gear.”
“It scares me to sit at the DMV and see these old folks coming in to renew their licences. Some look like their next glasses prescription will be a dog.”
“Saving my money to buy titanium so I won't be jealous anymore. I'll have to wait a while on the SUV (I'm really busy with my hiking test)”
“You said it Nigal...a few years ago while on my motorcycle, I was nearly side swiped by this old guy... don't know if it was his bad vision or lack of neck mobility...he just didn't see me. I was at his 8 o'clock and just had enough time to lean away and sped away.
Another time I (and a whole bunch of cars behind me) was head to head with this old couple, going the wrong way on an EXIT ramp.”
“My dad is a HORRIBLE driver. Most of this stems from the fact that all his vertebrae are fused together so he cannot turn to see what is going on around him. He just signals and goes. When Sass road with him the first time she asked me " did you see how many people gave us the finger?" I WONT let him drive with my daughter in the car anymore.”
“Birch, that's sad. How old is he? Has he ever tried yoga, tai chi or other stretching methods to loosen the muscles, tendons etc.? Maybe it will make him a bit more flexible.”
Yuppies should not be allowed to drive SUVs!
“Personally I believe there are WAY TOO MANY YUPPIES driving SUVs!! The reason there are so many accidents w/ SUVs is b/c people who don't know how the hell to properly drive and use them are driving them. You see all these yuppies driving them around as 'career' cars and for the exact opposite purpose they are supposed to fulfill. When we all know good and well that the average yuppie driving that SUV only b/c they can afford it, will never touch it to any dirt, outdoor gear, or REAL outdoor use. And I don't mean mudding, I mean putting your bike on the back, your tent and pack in the back behind the seats, your skiis on top, and your climbing gear in the back seat. No yuppie will ever use an SUV for the real purpose of their inventions...that's why there are so many wrecks b/c all the damn yuppies are driving SUVs and don't know how to properly use them!”
“Yeah, but it sure gives them this sense of POWER.
Anybody ever see a $60,000 BMW or Lexus 4X4 at the trailhead?”
“stanlee my dad is 61. He is also over 325lbs. His problem isnt tendons or muscles its that he a medical condition (similar to what the elephant man had) that has caused all his vertebrae to literally fuse together like one long bone. He really shouldnt be driving,he is dangerous but he owns his own business and driving plays a major role.”
“Moontrailbaby, those are called soccer moms. "Yuppies" is so 1989!”
“i haven't seen any statistics but would be willing to guess there are just as many or more car wrecks as there are SUV wrecks. everyone has there own reason for driving what they drive. what is so great about it is that we are allowed to choose what we drive. we do this by determining what we feel meets our needs. condeming because of a stereotype is rather narrow in my opinion. all the situations i see being offered here are quite stereotypical. i think if you were to take a true, non-bias look at the situation you could come up with just as many stereotypical examples with non-SUV's.”
“Personally I believe there are WAY TOO MANY NON-CLOWNS driving little cars!! The reason there are so many accidents w/ little cars is b/c people who don't know how the hell to properly drive and use them are driving them. You see all these non-clowns driving them around as 'career' cars and for the exact opposite purpose they are supposed to fulfill. When we all know good and well that the average non-clown driving that little car only b/c they can afford it, will never touch it to any big shoes, whoopee cushions, or FAKE rubber chickens. And I don't mean circuses, I mean putting your balloons on the back, your air horn and squirting carnation in the back behind the seats, your trampoline on top, and your 10 clown buddies in the back seat. No non-clown will ever use a little car for the real purpose of their inventions...that's why there are so many wrecks b/c all the damn non-clowns are driving little cars and don't know how to properly use them!”
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