Fun & Games Why Russians Have Dashcams

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  1. Metalman

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    :crazy:

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  2. CHKMINI

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    That's crazy
     
  3. Nathan

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    That's just the tip of the iceberg. There are 100's of Russian Dash Cam video's out there.
     
  4. Metalman

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    And millions and millions of Russians using them......:D
     
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    Great Now I am gonna be watching these all night on YouTube...
     
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    I first got introduced to this on the Daily Show. Apparently, the police are so underhanded in Russia, citizens started buying the cameras to prove what did and did not happen during traffic stops....

    And as we can see, they pick up all sorts of other things as well!
     
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    Holy carp! :crazy: and a very big :eek6:
     
  8. MCS02

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    Man no wonder they drink so much vodka! As a matter of fact I need some vodka after watching that. Well thats my excuse. :eek:
     
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    That's some crazy stuff right there!
     
  10. staynedglass

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    i wonder what kinda of crazy stuff we would see if a higher percentage of americans had dash cams.
     
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  11. Nathan

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    Actual video of the truck that crashed in Russia, scattering its cargo of gas tanks across a busy highway. 36 of these gas tanks exploded over a period of about 10 minutes. Some of them were even projected like missiles causing a very dangerous situation for onlookers. Fortunately everyone survived, including the driver who quickly ran into the woods.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVhGVEsYoQk]Gas tank truck - Actual Crash - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    That'll sober you up real quick.
     
  13. Metalman

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    But.... Wouldn't you still need the Russian part?

    Not that there is anything wrong with being Russian.....

    I'll have a Black Russian and sometimes a White Russian from time to time after a hard day at the office.... It really smooths out the evening.....:ihih:
     
  14. FranticFreddy

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    Did you see the one part where the car comes through the intersection and takes out the bus stop. It was a cop that got out of the car!!
     
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    #15 Firebro17, Jul 18, 2013
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    :lol: :beer
     
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    I'm buy'n a dash cam. Look out all you crappy drivers!
     
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  18. FranticFreddy

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    After watching more of those dash cam videos I have come to the conclusion that brakes must be an option in Russia.
     
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    Conversely, I was wondering - if that gas tank truck accident happened on a US urban freeway, would all the following vehicles stop without hitting the one in front?

    I thought they were all paying quite good attention.
     
  20. Metalman

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    Give it time.....

    The rear facing dash cams haven't been posted "nyɛt"....
     

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