Veeky Forums's driving fuck ups

whereismyname
whereismyname

What were your most severe fuck ups when driving and any close calls you had?
going on the highway
approaching a red light on the way there
shutting off my navigation
realize I'm <50ft away from a stopped vehicle on a red light and I'm still going 60mph
it started raining 5 minutes ago
car isn't fucking braking for shit and the tires are screeching
rapidly approaching the rear bumper of the car infront of me thinking this is the time where I finally get myself into an accident
car infront of me inches away from me, realizing what is going on just in time

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Poker_Star
Poker_Star

going home from class
the way i normally take is blocked off by three cop cars that pulled over a beaner truck
they have them sitting out on the sidewalk
get in other lane to get on freeway
look over to see if lane is really blocked
light turns yellow and suv infront of me slams on brakes
i SLAM on breaks going 40 mph
tires start skidding
start sweating bullets
some how manage to not hit the suv
make sure not to make eye contact with the cops
drive away like nothing happened

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

Driving from school to work at around 6pm
be a bit sleepy
wake up from raod noise when i m going around 50 mph straight into an off ramp guardrail
manage miss the guardrail and stop on the off ramp

Front Bumper just touching the rail

3 week later
Going home after work around 1 pm
be sleepy
wake up in hospital with both legs broken

I ran straight into a tree

Playboyize
Playboyize

I never had any fuck ups because I pay attention to what i'm fucking doing. My only fuckup I had was very minor and that was failing to yield.

massdebater
massdebater

approaching a stop sign
no cop, no stop
start passing stop sign
there's a crown vic behind me
at the last second see the sirens ontop of the hood
shit bricks and prepare for the cop to turn his sirens on
nothing happens

New_Cliche
New_Cliche

getting sleepy
go into low consciousness
hit pothole because lol shittycity
there goes my wheel

Nojokur
Nojokur

taking my friend on the tow gey for the first time
hes recording me driving
i gotta impress him now
channel my inner takumi
going 80kmh+ on road made to go 40kmh
power slide beautifully through 2 hairpins in a row
full of confidence and adrenaline
coming up on 3rd hairpin
oh shit
understeer right into a ditch filled with large rocks
front left wheel = destroyed
engine = destroyed
passenger = scared for his life

took acid the next day and had a heart to heart with my other car enthusiast friend about how retarded we are.

girlDog
girlDog

Stop driving you piece of shit.

haveahappyday
haveahappyday

stall

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

try to drift in pigfat crown vic
road rated for 15 mph I'm going 30
snap sharp left and ride the guardrail

JunkTop
JunkTop

Only time I ever had an accident.
be me around 17 or 18, can't remember
slowing down at a stop sign
sneeze
foot slipped off brake
still clutched in
tap cab driver in front of me
we get out to look
my bumper is white, his bumper is black
no black on my bumper, no white on his bumper
tell him I sneezed
my face when he gives me a deadpan stare for over 5 seconds
he grins and just says to drive a little safer

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

my face when I say "my face when" and forget the image depicting my face when

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

make a stupid driving mistake
go on Veeky Forums hoping there's somewhere I can vent my stupid mistake
this is the first thread I see

God bless you, OP.

driving home at night on the freeway
put on my left turn signal as I'm lane changing to the left, check my blind spot and see a reflection of a truck in my blind spot
think its weird, but it's just a reflection, not an actual car
4-5 feet into my lane change I realize it's not a reflection at all and is an actual truck
swerve back into my lane

It's weird. I wasn't tired or anything and although I wasn't completely "zoned in" I was far from distracted. I must have scared the heck out of the other driver.

Nude_Bikergirl
Nude_Bikergirl

not me but i was in the passenger seat
nan driving
approaching stop sign at rapid speed
she doesnt even attempt to slow down
straight thru the intersection
4wd almost tbones us
she leans out the window yelling and screaming
lays on the horn
nan you just went through a stop sign
NO I DIDNT
last time i ever let her drive with me in the car

5mileys
5mileys

learning to drive stickshift
old 90s civic
entering the school parking lot
Its a big ass ramp to get into
just non stop stalling
mfw i look at the rearview mirror and see just a pile cars behind me

cum2soon
cum2soon

Spend 8 hours changing timing belt with 2 scissor jacks on a sloped driveway. My first major repair, had no idea what I was doing.
"Weld" seat rail adapter brackets poorly with my dads flux welder that I don't know how to use. 90% certain they would have broken in a wreck.
Install power wire for amp, put fuse in trunk, wire melts through on something hot like 3 years later and shorts out. Almost burned down my car that day.
Drove around on bald tires included with a cheap set of craigslist wheels. Almost hydroplaned into a ditch at 80mph, almost slid off the road taking a hairpin turn too fast.
Unbolting an AC line from a pressurized system. O-ring blew apart, all the refrigerant sprayed out.

TechHater
TechHater

Panther friends.
driving pigfat grand marquis around the backroads
windows down and music blaring
get to the final turn coming back, a simple little left hand onto my road and then a few hundred feet to my driveway
have made the turn tons of times with no hassle despite everyone saying crown vics love breaking free on dirt and gravel
make left turn at 30ish
marquis decides this is the time to break the ass end free and go full dagumi
suddenly pickup truck coming at me from the other direction out of nowhere, nobody is ever on the road at this hour and the treeline is far enough back I should have seen him from way down the road
promptly shit pants
countersteer and manage to straighten out 18 feet of fucking boat on a 1.5 lane country road before I get broadsided by Billy Joe in his Dodge
crawl by at 10mph
can only see the baseball cap on the driver's head as he stares at me, probably memorizing the car to tell his buddies because no one drives anything like it around here, cloud of dirt behind me looks like a Subaru meet
wave at him, drive the 500ft home, park car, don't leave house for three days

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

drive home after 1 or 2 more drinks than my skinny ass can handle
swipe a parked car
knock my mirror off
drive off
Don't be a fucking idiot like me

I can't understate how lucky I was

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

get license
One month later get a new job
Job is a half hour drive away in the next town over
Work till 1-2 am sometimes
driving back home after my second or third shift
Super tired and not used to driving
Red light
Notice red light
don't react to it in any way at all
Just drive right through
Good thing there's no cars driving in my town after midnight

askme
askme

in far right lane of highway
possible victim in far left lane
truck in between
both of us pass truck and change lanes into center
1 foot between bumpers at most

Playboyize
Playboyize

test driving zzw30 with race mods the seller had made
we took it down the local tougay
there's a sharp corner after a bridge that my car can take AT MAX at 60kph with tire squeal
approach it at 80, too charmed by the car to notice the speed
realize there's no time to break
owner next to me grabs door handle but remains calm and quiet
keep throttle down, steer through the corner at 80kph
no tyre squeal despite being on skinny as fuck wheels with studded tyres on it. Just tiny bit of understeer
seller mentions handling after that corner
Could've ended real bad had I not known to keep throttle down

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

that's kino tier

lostmypassword
lostmypassword

recently gotten my license
going through a small town, haven't been there before, don't know where to turn
through a roundabout, father tells me the exit last second
miss the exit, autism kicks in, I brake and go through the entry of the way I was suppose to go
father finally realizes that I am indeed, retarded
There were zero cars and people around, so I only destroyed any semblance of trust in my own abilities that I had left then

Flameblow
Flameblow

no video

come on

RavySnake
RavySnake

For anyone reading this who are going to/are learning to drive stick shift, the easiest way to save the situation is to fucking floor it. Rev it to like 3-4k. Better to skid the tires than to keep stalling.

Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

cool story bro

Emberfire
Emberfire

I had something like this happen to me once sort of

Driving
light coming up
its red
Not tired or anything, just sort of zone out
not slowing down at all
guy in adjacent lane notices and honks
I snap out of it and lay on the brakes, barely stopping in time
give him an embarrassed wave

Thanks guy

SniperGod
SniperGod

Don't feel bad user, I still almost do that now and then
Why is there even a grass patch between the exit and entry

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

Webm related. No excuse for that fucktardedness. Was sleepy and on autopilot. Almost no one makes that left turn. Cracked my bumper cover, blew out the side clips, slightly bent my fenders and raised my hood. Asian lady's Camry had a 1" long scratch from my front license plate.

Had more severe shit happen, but that was by far the worst.

Gigastrength
Gigastrength

movie is called Asian lady's Camry
it's actually a Honda Accord

TalkBomber
TalkBomber

Learn to drive you god damn retard.
You're a worse driver than the average woman.

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

dumb frogposter

SniperGod
SniperGod

Not driving, but it is car related

fixing up old Gen 2 Ram 1500
Dashboard is cracked to shit, the plastic they used is trash
need to remove entire dash
need to lower entire front console to get at the screws in the dashboard
need to remove parking brake release to get at dashboard bolts
need to drop steering wheel which has the shifter on it in order to lower console further

moved dad's suburban down the driveway so i could get under truck
driveway is a slant
truck isn't blocked off
laying on my back, legs out the door underneath the steering wheel unbolting the steering shaft
car starts to roll
WTF.JPG
jump out, not thinking
should've pushed brake but was too freaked out to think
open drivers-side door of red truck hits white suburban
bends back
scratches along the entire length of suburban
red marks everywhere
small dents
truck door is fucking destroyed
suburban side view mirror is broken
truck door hinges are destroyed
truck is sitting in street
freaking out
family comes home from church
dad freaks out

We eventually found another door at the scrapyard and installed it, and the truck is driveable again, the red scratches came out with some rubbing compound.

Now the red truck has a green door...

LuckyDusty
LuckyDusty

highway
red light

I fucking hate britain and british drivers

Fuzzy_Logic
Fuzzy_Logic

one month after getting license
taking left turn at a light
light turns green
funeral procession passing through red light
turn into the middle of the fucking procession
stuck there for about a mile
get up to another red light down the road
first half of procession goes through, I stop
split funeral procession in half

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

Good.
We hate you to.

Nojokur
Nojokur

Worst fuckup would be my first accident

driving on backroad in an area I'm not familiar with
just after sunset
doing around 30-35mph
small van about 10-15 meters ahead of me
van starts braking
I realized a moment too late that he's slowing down to a near stop and not just losing some speed
brake a bit too hard
fronts lock up thanks to dirt on the road
get off brakes and steer hard left to avoid
front right panel slams into his rear left right

There was a speedbump there, the accident was completely my fault and I apologized to the dude, but he was an alright guy and let it go.

Panel was bent in and paint got scraped heavily, his rear bumper had my paint on it, but other than that no real damage.

Crazy_Nice
Crazy_Nice

drive safely and use turn signals
get rear ended by one of you tards

Harmless_Venom
Harmless_Venom

be me enjoying 1997 shitbox
drive on busy 70 kmh road with lots of lanes going to different highways
drive in lane which is always flowing smoothly (ALWAYS, I've lived here for over 14 years now)
mad cunt 2 cars in front of me suddenly decides to change to a lane with red light ahead
idiot can't finish merge completely of course
crossover in front of me slams brakes
slam my shitbox's ABS-less brakes
shitty drums on the rear wheels are always glad to help
SSSGGGGGGGGGGTTT
stop JUST in time

You know you braked hard when you make a skid on a dry road

lostmypassword
lostmypassword

m8, that's why I said it was the worst accident I've been in and only car to car contact I've had in 10 years of driving. Shit was embarrassing.

Firespawn
Firespawn

Way back in high school
Decide to go ripping around on the winding road on the west side of town
Two friends in car with me
Speed limit: 40 mph
My speed: 80 goddamn mph
Friends encouraging me to try to get up to 88 in order to activate the flux capacitor
Pushing for 88 as I come out of a blind curve
UPS truck pulls out of a warehouse parking lot around the curve
Slam on brakes, jerk wheel left
Somehow go through gap in median and into the oncoming lanes
Praise jeebus there wasn't anyone coming from the other direction.

I've done this.

farquit
farquit

Did dumb mistakes in my first year of driving, none led to accidents
turning left, didn't yield to car driving forward, they dodged me thankfully
in winter went through yellows and new reds, because 14 year old winter tires and no confidence I will stop before crosswalk/intersection. New tires now.
backed into parents' van door, they fixed it by claiming they fucked up with their another car (I still feel bad and idiotic for it)

I think I've learned from my mistakes in the two following years.

Evilember
Evilember

be 17
have 95 Camaro with a 6speed and big V8
driving in the rain
decide to drop down to 4th and see if I can spin the tires at 60mph
ayy lmao it works
driving down another road with a slight S curve in it
in my infinite wisdom I decide it is a good idea to try and break the tires loose again
do a 360 in the middle of the road due to curve
end up on the side in the dirt
people in cars looking at my retarded ass
take a second to stop shitting bricks and drive off

Didn't damage the car at all but I learned a valuable lesson when driving high HP cars in the rain with no traction control

girlDog
girlDog

It was really foggy and I was tired one night. I made a left and blatantly cut off what turned out to be a cop going straight.
He let me go, though. Damn I love being white.

Methshot
Methshot

Good, funeral processions are fucking retarded.

Poker_Star
Poker_Star

Some of the older highways in NJ have lights as well, I assume in the rest of the US too.

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

Fuck up wasn't mine but:

young blonde chick in Challenger going 60 in the left lane in a 70
pass on right because fuck dumbass drivers dawdling in the left lane, no time to sit behind them
when I get right beside her she starts changing lanes into me without even looking outside her passenger window at the car that is right in line with hers
lay on horn, give WTF look at her, drift away to the right a little
she snaps back into her lane
thankfully she didn't overcorrect and fishtail into me
drop a gear and disappear, I don't like hanging out near drivers that have proven themselves retarded

The no visibility meme is real, how else do you not see a pigfat family wagon right next to you?

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

driving at night without glasses
mistake green turn arrow for green light
almost hit turning black car that didn't have its headlights on

Never drive without glasses kids

girlDog
girlDog

should have ripped a fukken hektik
also 70kmh is just 43.5 mph

Spazyfool
Spazyfool

this

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

some dick put me in a bad spot on purpose, and fucked up for willing to create a close call because of it

be driving to work, fast as fuck
hit four lane road, with a divider, speed increases and I'm already exceeding it
see tow truck in #1 lane closer to me, see semi in #2 lane
plan to slalom around the tow truck and then semi
accelerate and notice the distance between tow truck and semi is closing
keep accelerating and coming up fast
hit the moment where I had to decide if I was going to say "fuck it" and go for it, or brake and puss out
"fuck it" and go for it
couldn't have been more than inches of clearance
drive off like a hero
tow truck starts pacing with the semi

I'm sure the tow truck driver accelerated when he saw me so he could teach me and my fancy german car a lesson not to speed and pass people on the right, but fuck that guy and his passive aggressive shit. He should have been in the driving lane and let me pass him on the left.

Lunatick
Lunatick

be idiot 20-something
just bought used 98 EJ civic
car literally has 3 different brand of tires, one being an obscure czech brand at different levels of wearing
flooring it on the touge on the other side of the hill which I didn't drive that often
approaching downhill s-turn too fast, fuck
spin a 180 before coming to a stop
literally 2 feet from cliff
Good thing no one was coming from the other direction

Inmate
Inmate

splittan 1-2 at about 65 with traffic at about 50 on muh baiku
red mazda changing from 1 to 2 right ahead
hmm...brake or swerve
user uses swerve to right side of 2
it's almost effective!
clip right front quarter of mazda
tankslapper while splitting lanes during rush hour
ride it out
pull over
bent shift linkage
broken foot
mfw

Never drive without glasses kids
tfw -4.5d/-6.0s with astigmatism
yeah, no kidding

Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

pull into parking spot really fast
hit the car on the right side of the parking spot
completely smash this girls brake light and put big dent under
just a deep gash on my bumper and nothing else
there is a guy in the car to the left
feign frustration
dig into my glove box and start pretending to write shit down
pretend to make phone calls
he finally leaves
go park on the other side of the parking lot

Stark_Naked
Stark_Naked

coming out of a parking lot
trying to make a left turn
cars keep coming and coming
"don't they ever stop"?
here's my oppo-
car fucking BEAMS right by me
infront of another car while trying to turn left
this is when I realize this is a one way street

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

I fucking hate britain and british drivers
"mph"

WebTool
WebTool

age 18, got a used Accord bebi
did motocross when i was a kid, figure that learning manual on this cant be that hard
rearview mirror is really fucking dirty and keeps on shining the sun into my eyes, duct tape it like a dumbass
head to the parking lot near my old school since i know when it's occupied and when not
drive around to make sure that the clutcherino works, seems pretty good! all i gotta do is go home and clean the mirror
pulling out of the lot, check both ways cos im a good boy
get triggered by a cunt speeding with a V8 with superfuckingloud music coming in from the way im not looking and let off the clutch while mashing the throttle
car rolls forwards and stalls while going at 20 KPM, also, did i mention that there is a river by the side of the road?
dont brake until i get into the really fucking wet mud, steering doesnt do anything either
roll into river through gap between concrete guards
roll into the river, car goes 90 degrees before flipping onto the roof, second impact slams my head against the dashboard and knocks me out
wake up to find giant fucking glass dagger poking out of my mirror aimed right at where my gut was when i hit the riverbed
tap it with my finger, it falls out
run home, get my tools and take as much shit out of the car as possible before calling my brother to get his pickup truck so i can bring the salvageable parts home

i sold the parts and bought another cheap car the following year. also started praying to jesus and now i have become a not-fucking idiot while operating cars

RavySnake
RavySnake

British cars use imperial units

King_Martha
King_Martha

November I think
Snowing for the first time of the year
About 2 inches of snow on the ground, plows came by a few minutes before
Driving my friend home at about 10pm because he had to go to Boston the next day
One SUV in front of me, 10 second gap roughly
Going 30 in a 45 zone so I slow down to 30 as well
Approaching intersection on a slight slope, perpendicular road is a one way road onto a highway ramp, the road I'm on has a right turn only lane for that road
Yellow light
SUV guy slams on brakes and barely stops before the light
I begin to slow down
Realize immediately my brakes aren't working
Pump brakes, nothing's working
Sliding down a slight hill, not slowing down at all
Red light
"Oh no" I say
"What?" My friend says, immediately realizes what's happening after that
2 options, slam into SUV or risk going into the right turn only lane and slide through the intersection
Realize I can still steer the car
Give a bit of gas and turn into right turn lane
Pump the brakes
Going maybe 25 now, 30 feet from SUV
Heart is beating so fucking fast as intersection gets closer
Entering intersection, look over
No cars coming
Immediately calm down
Road levels out, brakes begin to work again
Steer the car so I don't hit the curb
Stop car, put on hazard lights, sit there for a minute as me and my friend take deep breaths

That was fun

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

Should also mention my horn didn't work so I couldn't let SUV guy know I couldn't stop

Carnalpleasure
Carnalpleasure

driving FWD car
going through neighborhood at 50-60 mph
friend in passenger seat is recording
come up to roundabout
don't slow down
turn into roundabout perfectly
go to turn left to keep going forward
SCREEECH
understeer front right tire into curb
everything on right side is completely fucked
$500 to repair because mechanic was a family friend and went lengths to help lower cost

At least the frame was okay, thought my shitbox was totalled

w8t4u
w8t4u

what is flashing your high beams

Gigastrength
Gigastrength

Why didn't you downshift to use engine braking?

Supergrass
Supergrass

i did this last year but i ended up tboning some uptight zimbabwean business dude in an old camry or something similar.
hit him right behind his rear wheel going about 35 leaving only a softball sized dent somehow
spin the fucker 3 times in the intersection
he leaves car there in the middle of the intersection and comes over to me
im already on the phone with the cops and they are otw
tell him this and i think he thought i was bullshitting him? idk accent was too thick to understand his retarded ramblings
bro tier mexican cop shows up, homo immediately up his ass yelling and screaming in traffic
cop tells him to stfu and asks if thats his car in the intersection
tells dude to move his car and is visibly annoyed
ends up telling me to just gtfo of here, thank him and go home
hear from the homos insurance that he "hurt his neck"
no he fucking didn't, i tell them to fuck off and talk to my insurance
never hear from it again

Methnerd
Methnerd

be ripping it on the tou gay
power steering pump fails(something made a weird ass noise and it stopped working) and steering becomes terrible on my pigfatmobile(1.6 ton)
say yolo and go WOT
don't die
get home
post about it on Veeky Forums

I also have an ABS error code

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

Direct this to the blog

Stupidasole
Stupidasole

What a fucking cunt

Cut up your driving license

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

Holy fuck. That's rich.

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

tfw got cramp doing heel-toe a couple of hours ago

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

I didn't think you could turn over double lines.

iluvmen
iluvmen

Nothing really dangerous, just some stupid shit:

be 16
go to gas station in mom's car
backing out of side parking spot, looks clear
hit one of those stupid fucking 3ft concrete poles
rek taillight + break bumper

I got kinda lucky, since about a month later some tard rear-ended her at 25mph at a stoplight. She was perfectly OK, and his insurance replaced the rear bumper and taillights.

be 18
driving with gf on curvy back snowy roads
snow tires, going about 25
go to turn, ice under the snow
tires: lol no
put the subie in literally the only ditch, everywhere else I would have slammed into a tree

Emberburn
Emberburn

Assuming you're not American...
Yellow means that the traffic on the opposite side is flowing in the other direction. Solid means no lane changing.
A white solid line means no lane changing, but traffic is flowing in the same direction. A dashed yellow means you can go into the other lane to pass, common on straight, rural, 2 lane highways, so you don't have to be stuck behind a tractor or slow truck.

Turning is only prohibited when there's a sign that explicitly says so.
Many roads have a turning lane in the center, though, to keep traffic flowing.

Emberfire
Emberfire

I did a similar thing in my shitty V6 commodore
Fresh rain
Entering a roundabout, continuing straight
As I'm turning into the roundabout, give the throttle a little blip, not sure why I did this
Arse breaks loose, car starts to over steer. Think I'm going to hit another car
Feels like everything is in slow motion
over correct
End up doing a 180
Some other guy in a VE Ute leans out the window and yells, "sick skid mate! Light em up next time"
Drive off, wondering if I should feel shame or take his advice.

LuckyDusty
LuckyDusty

A lot of people here getting into shit when they're tired.

I don't think it's made clear enough that driving tired is just as bad as driving drunk.
Just a 20-30 minute power nap can restore you enough to operate well for a few more hours.

Harmless_Venom
Harmless_Venom

What the fuck is a nan.

girlDog
girlDog

this

Evilember
Evilember

It's a roundabout. Just keep going and take the exit when it comes back up.

BinaryMan
BinaryMan

Britbong word for grandma.

Soft_member
Soft_member

Okay, slightly different in Australia then.

Double continuous dividing lines
If you are on a road with 2 continuous lines (double lines) down the middle, you must:

stay to the left of the lines at all times

drive as close to the left side of the road as you can.

You are not allowed cross over these lines for any reason, unless you have to avoid an obstruction and it is safe to do so.

You can't overtake, turn, or enter or leave the road across double lines

vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-rules/a-to-z-of-road-rules/road-markings

SniperWish
SniperWish

I have one
17
winter
live in eastern wa so lots of snow
cut through residentials to get to my chool
only old people live there so I can go 35 in 20s during summer
tone it down on most winter days
see friend behind me when I turn into said residential
this residential ia a half mile 2 lane with cars on either side, followed by a hill
being dumb I gun it because in my mind AWD meant braking as if on tarmac
somehow dont hit anything going into the opposing lane dodging the parked cars
approach hill (not super steep but steep enough)
brake halfway down the hill
nothing
start honking my horn to signify I can't stop
there is a turn at 30 degrees, and if I don't turn I could go through a yard and off a 2 story cliff drop
I see a Subaru legacy approaching trying to dodge a parked car
I turn
kinch the legacies driver side door with my rear quarter panel
2000 to mine 3000 to hers since i knocked off her mirror and dented her doors

could've been way worse and it was a great wake-up call to realize how much of an x-factor weather can be

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

rwd
raining
bald rear tires
road makes a wide left turn over a hill
back end slips out
catch it for a moment
see an oncoming car
take car off the road to avoid a collision
thisshouldbefine.jpg
nope.mp3
storm gutter hidden in the grass
entire front end implodes
witness slows down, then just leaves
mfw house is 100m down the road

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

approaching junction
bus turns onto road pretty fast
don't stop because I think I'm being overly cautious
bus overcompensates on turn to avoid car parked with 2 wheels on road
see whats going to happen
brake
bus clips bumper and closes over wing mirror
mostly paint transfer and rubber from bus tyre, wipes right off
pound coin sized scrape on bumper to fix

my first collision, at least it was pretty much nothing

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

Drive off, wondering if I should feel shame or take his advice.

tfw the Aussie bantz are too esoteric and leave you confuddled

Playboyize
Playboyize

Kekd- not your problem

Firespawn
Firespawn

This is why people like the SUV driver need to learn all about PNR. Less gas usage and less accidents.

Spamalot
Spamalot

had to wake up a few hours early one day for my course
still half asleep when driving there
pull onto the motorway on-ramp and in a complete haze start hooning it like usual
didnt even think that it would be rush hour and in my stupor I wasnt even looking
nearly smash into a bunch of commuters but manage pull onto the shoulder and slam, my brakes on

farquit
farquit

Not driving but getting a lift to work with a friend he fell asleep and almost his a bus head on

SomethingNew
SomethingNew

Mustang driving cunt tries to pass me on 2-lane highway
In dodge ram 1500 from 07'
No way he can pass me rite?
PedalToTheMetal.jpg
get up to 98 in a 55 zone
Truck starts slowing down
ohfuck
Pull into McDonalds to get adrenaline snack
Weird screeching noises from engine bay
check
shitton of fluid everywhere, no water
turns out My water-pump fan came loose and started banging around my engine
actually destroyed half of my engine bay

lostmypassword
lostmypassword

driving out of neighborhood
run stop sign, no one's ever passing through this one part
almost run into some lesbian living a few streets down
slam on breaks going 40 in a 15
she pulls over and starts yelling at me
i drive off

havent seen her since, happened about a month ago

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

about to reach light but it turns red
decide to do a shit move and turn right, U turn and then right again
after I U turn, as im about to turn right again traffic starts moving again
hightail it and quickly turn
car in my lane accelerated for some reason and almost rear-ended me
feels wew lad

iluvmen
iluvmen

first car first gen mazda 3 5 speed 2.3l
learning to drive manual pretty shit at it still
it's raining out and i have chinese sailun all season tires that came with the car, pretty bald on the front
think i am the next ayrton senna after two weeks of driving
driving on long curved road with a residential street at the end of the curve
decide basically the last second i want to make a left turn at the last second onto this side street
rain, bald tires, 60km/h and dumb driver
straight understeer into the street curb going at least 35~km/h
lady in house came out asked me if i was okay
car still drove, took it to a mechanic my dad knew that fucked me the next day.

I hit the curb at full lock, so all the impact went right into the rim and tire as it protruded out past the wheel well. So nothing happened to the body. Control arm, cv joint, wheel bearing and a alloy rim later. Got fucked on the price and they scratched the shit out of my hood and wouldn't own up to it.

hairygrape
hairygrape

two weeks after getting my license
going to school on a sunday with my 20yo brother
comes up to the stop sign my carpool had issues with
"my carpool driver sits here for 10min everyday"
run it turning doing 45
white crown vic with a spotlight passes me
mfw
officer woodly calls my dad and lets him know im retarded
lets me off the hook
drive to school next day
happened a month ago

Playboyize
Playboyize

Was sitting at a light when a mercedes C-class approaches and swerves around my bumper, missing me by a couple feet, and stops next to me. I started revving at him and just didn't stop.

light doesn't change for a couple minutes

still revving at him.

light turns green

Peel out and am behind him, shut off headlights there because (dagumi) don't want him to see my motions. We both get on the onramp and highway, I cut my lights on because I'm definitely about to pass him. Reach to turn my headlights on.

hit bump

Car swings right almost towards the barricade.

Really I need to learn to control my fuckin shit.

FastChef
FastChef

that's what you get you dumb faggot. People who do that should be shot. Gonna kill a family over being a petty faggot

CodeBuns
CodeBuns

Gonna run a scion into a tree too

Lunatick
Lunatick

This man has confessed his sin, given us a video, there can be no hatred.

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

get car
make it across the country without an accident
go to the city to visit a tailor
change lanes into an escalade

Nojokur
Nojokur

I actually do have the video and the crash itself is recorded but i aint posting that shit cos i cbf editing out plates and faces.

Techpill
Techpill

driving company car on highway in the left lane of a 4 lane split highway with a 65mph limit and a big center area with 15 yards of grass between the road and trees
headed home or to a call or someshit
look over to my phone on the passenger seat
look back up and cars have hit the brakes and coming fast
asshole clenches so tight my pants are in my colon
pull wheel to the left and end up in the grass
swing the wheel quickly to the right and cause the ass end to swing out to my left
all those who hit the brakes in front of me see a wild 2001 Ford Focus SE wagon go past them fishtailing in the grass at 70mph
steer into the skid
straighten out
get back on highway past whatever caused them to brake in the first place
mfw

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

i did this same thing

new to rwd (owned a shitbox subaru liberty all my life)
fresh rain
going straight around a roundabout
ez
throttle right after apex
rear kicks our
oh shit
do what i do in subaru and just stay on throttle
do a full 180
have to put hazards on and wait for everyone to pass while i sit there in shame

I was so fuckn scared to drive in the rain for so long after this.

farquit
farquit

turned left in front of car on a mutual green
no crash, or even hard braking, but still shitty driving
still mentally berate myself

be 18
picking brother up from some sports practice
peel out going around corner
cop saw it
chastised for 10 minutes about how I could have killed myself and my brother going 15 mph
no ticket

fly by CHP in tahoe at 85 in snowy conditions
not even a light blip or anything
thank fucking lucky stars

get truck up on two wheels around corner at 16 on provisional with two friends in the car
let off gas and counter-steer
floor it away after it sets back down
giggle like a little faggot

miss some fucking tard cutting out into freeway traffic doing 75 from emergency lane by 5 seconds after senior portrait in HS
watch the shitty civic roll up onto the hood of some soccermom suv and hear giant fucking metal explosion
...

Not to mention the times I almost rear-ended faggots in the rain

Skullbone
Skullbone

Not to mention the times I almost rear-ended faggots in the rain

What does your passionate rainy gay sex have to do with cars?

Emberburn
Emberburn

My apologies, I saw Veeky Forums and thought it was the gaping sphincter board.

ZeroReborn
ZeroReborn

played soccer earlier in the day some ass slide tackled me and kicked the shit out my ankle walk it off then go to work holy shit it hurts finish for the night dam my leg is killing me push the clutch in and i wanna die going back and theres a fuck ton of traffic it hurts pushing in the clutch then all of a sudden some lady brakes hard af i use the hand brake and bump her she goes ape shit that she had kids blah blah its my fault she stopped at a green all of a sudden to check her kids man idk if it was mine or hers but i felt lilke shit that day then the police showed up and just gave both of us a ticket for reckless driving feelsbadman

farquit
farquit

lol idiot but plz dont speed that crazy in a shitbox

haveahappyday
haveahappyday

he has a nanny
she drives him around
inb4 underageb&

Crazy_Nice
Crazy_Nice

I have many small things. Mostly close calls, and other things I feel bad about.

cut off a motorcycle cop

cut off some Audi, both of us going too fast down a hill that merged into 1 lane
his whole windshield was in my mirror
fucking woops

Driving home from class, ~midnight
worked for 8 hours straight at a theater/fundraiser event after all-day classes
tired as fuck
get to intersection right outside dorms
roads have massive flashing indicator lights so students can cross at night
seemingly nobody anywhere, no lights
turn left harder than I probably should have
suddenly some kid is in my headlights, now running across the street
realize I nearly ran him over

at intersection
paying absolutely no attention
music too loud
everyone's stopped for longer than they should be
wow I wonder what's going on
light turns green, nobody goes
lol wtf you guys
go anyway
expect there to be cars behind me
instead, 2 police cars and 2 motorcycle cops crossing through the intersection
realize I would have been t-boned by a cop if I had waited 2 seconds
expect one to follow me
scared shitless for the rest of the ride

Some context: I keep seeing this ONE dude at my university at 2 different garages
both park in garage A, closest to both our classes I guess
end up leaving behind him one day
have to get to next class in another building with garage B
get to 4-way stop outside garage
expect him to go, nobody crossing the road
I'm not paying attention
thought he moved up
roll forward, nearly rear-end him
fucking woops

another Monday, didn't see dude in 'his' spot in garage A
huh
get to garage B
garage B is best garage, NEVER FULL, anyone there tends to stay all day
get ready to speed to usual place
about to turn to level 2, autopilot activated
turns out garage A was full
suddenly dude's face is in my window
nearly hit his car again as he's trying to leave
well fuck

nearly back up into him as he's walking to his car
sorry Chris

eGremlin
eGremlin

Not my fault, but my first accident

morning commute
have to wait on intersection with a few other cars because some old woman is taking ages to get across
no biggie, let granny take her time
next light changes to red just as she's across
traffic grinds to a halt, me and some lexus stuck on the intersection
hear screaming from the right
hippie chick in a smart car is not taking this very well, completely hysteric
see her inching forward
oh no
hear a distinct crack
fucking roastie is ATTEMPTING TO PUSH MY 2.8 TON FULLY LOADED FRONTERA OUT OF THE WAY
spinning the wheels on her motorized shopping cart
pic related
huge commotion, blue lights flasing up a few cars in front of me

In the end, I had a very enlightening phone call with the parents of the (college-aged as it turns out) roastie, and agreed on 2000 eurobux in cash, so both our insurance ratings won't to up. Still havent fixed that panel kek

Nojokur
Nojokur

friends going driving in the mountains
take my V6 autotragic Mustang out
hour drive up
get there and it's raining
fuck it, ride anyway
brakes lock up, road is slippery
run off road, narrowly miss tree and almost fall off cliff
reverse back onto road and pretend like nothing happened
nobody saw it because I was in the back obviously but I almost died

Nude_Bikergirl
Nude_Bikergirl

heh, takes a MOPAR to catch a MOPAR
That fag in the ferd had no chance

iluvmen
iluvmen

tfw drove from MN to NY (the long way, 26 hours) without sleep
would not fucking reccomend. finished the trip around 1am and nothing felt real. lots of panic attacks and paranoia while driving and non-lit areas seemed to be wiggling, no problems navigating the road or paying attention/falling asleep though.

Inmate
Inmate

I wouldn't neccesarily say that's a fuck up. You did good not letting off the throttle, snibbety snab oversteer isn't fun

Gigastrength
Gigastrength

16
driving first car in winter doing sik handbrake drifts
see 2 foot snow wall
I'm gunna bust through this like
going about 45 through it
it's rock solid
explodes half my plastic front bumper
get stuck on top of it, fully bottomed out
plow truck comes and pushes me out
Good times

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

Mom's fuck up. I was having driving lessons during that time (europoor)

be in '97 or '99 punto
mom is a sandnigger immigrant who was allowed to turn her driving license from roodypooland in for a euro one
november '11
winter, snow was driven to a mushy substance
introducing freezing temps
layer of ice
mom has (still) a mindset of spending as little money as possible on her car
all-seasons with minimum legal thread depth
driving towards an intersection
it has snowed a little so there's some snow for grip
she drives like it's summer
"mom, maybe you should slow down beforehand, with the weather and your tires"
"nah that's not neccesary, I always brake he-"
gentle thud feeling as all 4 tires lose grip
car still sliding forward at 30 km/h
closer and closer towards an XC60 who's waiting to turn left
mom sperging out with brakes, handbrake, steering wheel, nothing
maybe 30 cm before we collide with the XC60 I see the guy looking around, realizing the situation, changing his indicator toward the right and mashes the gas pedal.
awd + winter tires are a nice combo
we still slide forward, over the intersection toward the other side
other people in cars are looking at us like "wtf are they doing?"
finally gain traction when we're at the other side.
mom says nothing
To this day she believes """""allah""""" saved her. She still spends as little as possible on her car.

One time back in '08
mom is parallel parking on an uphill
forgets handbrake
lets go of brake and clutch while saying let me get my purse
I pull the handbrake, didn't push in the handbrake button
"user WHAT DID YOU DO?"
Explain situation, she says nothing and just exits the car

In january ('17) I needed to go for a trip of around 800km to get something. She said I could use her car. I told her in a laughing manner that I wouldn't dare make the trip in her car. She got pretty upset and offended. I didn't mean to offend her but I'm not going to risk my live in that deathbox

w8t4u
w8t4u

Because you don't downshift to engine brake, dumbfuck

WebTool
WebTool

going on highway ramp in fwd shitbox
big steep curve
going too fast
lose traction at the end of the bend where it goes into a straight
panic
overcorrect
overcorrect
overcorrect
guard rail

18 years old, 1 month into my license. Set my shit straight. Doesn't look too bad but I was going 80km/h at the time of the inpact. Got lucky with the angle as it bounced off the guard rail. Car was bent beyond repair though.

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

this

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

kek

farquit
farquit

You fucked your mechanic?

massdebater
massdebater

women
driving

Inmate
Inmate

Whenever someone tries to pass me after tailgating me, I speed up so they can't.

Fuck you to the utmost severity if you tailgate.

idontknow
idontknow

backing out of parking space
swipe the car next to me
don't even bother to get out just panic and drive off
guy notices and gets in the car
chases me down and gets in front of me
yells at me for a bit about how fucking stupid I am for driving off
really lucky we work in the same place so he decides not to press charges or even make me pay for damage as he is a maintenance guy that can paint over it and its a old beaten up piece of shit anyway
I apologise afterwards and feel like shit for doing this

Ever since I have not driven, just motorcycle.

Methnerd
Methnerd

had a similar experience
after not properly counter steering after i lost traction, i knew i would never be the dorifto king i thought id be.

iluvmen
iluvmen

late for band competition
speeding in sw20 with bald tires
raining
merging into freeway on ramp going 60 mph
autismo kicks in and i think i can drift the corner
sw20 says fuck you and snap oversteers
literally two inches from smashing my passenger side into the guard rail
facing oncoming traffic
reversed onto the side of the road
cleaned shit out of my seat and underwear

MPmaster
MPmaster

17 years old
driving on highway with dad
Dad wants me to eventually turn into the middle lane so I don't have to be stuck with faggots in the slow lane
But instead he just says "turn left"
Instinctly turn left
there is a car literally right next to me
realize what im doing halfway through turning
only go like halfway into the left lane
Dude saw me and actually swerved into the next lane to avoid me
swerve back into right lane and stay there for rest of trip while yelling at my dad

cum2soon
cum2soon

sw20
wasnt expecting snap oversteer
wow

kizzmybutt
kizzmybutt

But, like, why did you run?

That's, like, not cool man.

Like why?

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

yelling at my dad

ur dads a bitch

Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

HEKTIK

TechHater
TechHater

driving highway
exit comes up
you're supposed to merge into exit lane and then slow down
person in front slows down first in highway lane
collision course
look over to right
cars coming to merge
merge right onto exit passing slowpoke just in front of new guy who merged onto highway
complete synchronization, blinkers included
fuck the slowpoke

Raving_Cute
Raving_Cute

You niggas need to take power naps before driving again

TechHater
TechHater

Boston
Another massfag?

JunkTop
JunkTop

You can only turn if theres a break of the double yello line. At intersections where you can make a a left turn, there's no double yellow line. You're not supposed to turn on a double yellow line

happy_sad
happy_sad

This happened to me in reverse.

Driving in heavy traffic in Melbourne
Some weird immigrant lady driving a panel van taps my hatch from behind because she wasn't paying attention
We both pull over and inspect
No evidence of contact at all
Tell her she has to go back eventually, but she's good for now

likme
likme

cloud of dirt behind me looks like a Subaru meet

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

It's mostly run of the mill fuck ups I've made as a learner.

in driving instructor's manual car
check my right blindspot before doing a lane change at 40 mph or so
car veers off to the left curb, forcing the instructor to grab the wheel

still learner driver
dad supervising me in his automatic
start zoning out after a couple of hours because it's so boring to drive
stop at a junction and prepare to observe and move off if clear
get distracted by my dad repeating "keep right! keep right! keep right! while I'm wondering if he means keep right in the lane going straight ahead or right in the lane that goes off to the right
only notice the scooter driving across my path when he beeps his horn
I brake in time and the scooterist accelerates out of my way

riding a motorbike in fairly damp weather
following the car ahead too closely at around 30mph
the car brakes abruptly because the car ahead of it has stopped for no apparent reason
"whoa wtf is this guy doing?
"oh shit I need to slow down!"
forget how to do a proper emergency stop
slam the front brake, wheels lock up, and I fly off and tumble around on tarmac
no damage to me or my motorbike, but a few scrapes on my elbow pad and the chin portion of my helmet

ZeroReborn
ZeroReborn

I know, it was a stupid and awful thing to do. I just panicked and ran. Nothing was going through my head really other than 'oh shit'.

CodeBuns
CodeBuns

I don't know how to drive, why do you keep the throttle down? Wouldn't you want to slow down before a sharp turn?

whereismyname
whereismyname

you moron

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

You basically summed yourself as precisely a BMW drive and you aren't even aware of how much of a massive cunt it makes you sound like.

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

what's ur ethnicity

hairygrape
hairygrape

kek I slow down to geriatric speed if someone's obviously tailgating me.

Firespawn
Firespawn

driving on highway a few months ago
super tired after final exams
in the far right lane doing 70 mph
fall asleep
jolted awake by my tires hitting grass
slightly turn wheel to the left
car does 180 and skids across 4 lanes of traffic
I'm FACING traffic the entire way and even lock eyes with a driver coming right at me
Come to a stop a foot before center divider
No damage to the car whatsoever
Now I always carry a Pepsi in my car for Caffeine (I don't drink coffee)

AwesomeTucker
AwesomeTucker

and even lock eyes with a driver coming right at me
hfw

GoogleCat
GoogleCat

Please do it!!!!!!!

Supergrass
Supergrass

Not my fuck up but
grandpa is driving our big audi on some long ass weird three lanes road
going 90kph
there's a shop or something with a car in the middle waiting for us to pass to go in
another waiting to go out of the shop's parking
that fucking dumb cunt wait until we're 50m away or something and decide to go and cut our path
she just stop in the middle of the road because she's waiting for that faggot who's himself waiting for us
still going solid 90kph, grandpa is looking away
i yell like a madman that we're gonna ram that shitbox
he stand on the brake and turn to the right, ABS kick in and we miss her by a few cm
we didn't even stopped or anything, not a single word was said after that

Pretty sure she was trying to kill herself

viagrandad
viagrandad

The same happened the first time I went from MA to NJ. Made the trip there all at night, it was a horrible mistake. Nothing seemed right, there was this awful fog thru CT, and it was 2spook the whole time. Went back up in the light, went well

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

Why would you do that user? They're obviously trying to save gas.

Booteefool
Booteefool

nice kek
I'm surprised you didn't end up rolling over tho

Soft_member
Soft_member

be me
be driving home from work today
bored with commute because I can't go fast on my favorite back road
about to turn into where my subdivision starts
decide to try to get hektik and skid/slide into the turn
yank e-brake
lose WAY more traction that I had anticipated
literally spin out 270 degrees and hit my already fucked-up bumper on the curb
girl in the opposite lane is looking at me like I'm a fucking retard
sheepishly laugh, drive a little slow to make sure everything is fine
arrive at house
get out of car
check back tires
"okay these are fine, how about the fr-"

Fuck me. I wanted to replace the bumper anyway since I bought the car fucked up and it made me look like a shitty driver, so I guess it's not awful...

askme
askme

lower grille delete bro

Emberfire
Emberfire

This legit made me feel better about what happened lol.

DeathDog
DeathDog

This is my story. I got another story and it just happened a few hours ago!

This dude ran a stop sign and I t-boned him. My car is totaled.

WebTool
WebTool

Listen to me. Get some sleep or get off the road

Poker_Star
Poker_Star

You were definitely a Fucking idiot. I hope you're no longer a fucking idiot

DeathDog
DeathDog

rear ended a car because i wasn't paying attention

this was at a red light and at low speed

BinaryMan
BinaryMan

Spun out on black ice on an interstate: no damage

Merging onto clear highway with visibility for miles
Everyone close together because on-ramp
Two cars ahead me
Glance to double check it's clear
Guy ahead of me slammed his brakes because the retard in front slammed his brakes for absolutely no reason
He's an inch from the tardmuffin in front, didn't hit him
I have not-great brakes
Bang
Guy I hit was cool about it, didn't even blame me (of course the law held me responsible, didn't contest that one); he shit talked the idiot in the front for a while.

Exit says 25mph
Every other exit within 30 miles says the same thing; even SUVs and pickups can take them at 70mph
Assumed a new one I'm taking would be the same because I'm retarded
It was not the same; went in too fast for a blind corner, flew over the curb and settled on a parallel exit past a grass median
Still feel like a retard for that one, haven't done moronic bullshit like that since.

CodeBuns
CodeBuns

He's an inch from the tardmuffin in front, didn't hit him
Middle is an inch from front idiot and didn't hit front idiot*

Ignoramus
Ignoramus

also i constantly ride the white lines while driving on the freeway, so i hear nothing but the bumps, and have to swerve back into my lane several times per trip whenever i stop hearing the bumps. this is in a scion xB btw. sometimes i wake up from daydreaming and have to figure out where i am / how close i am to where i'm going.

Spamalot
Spamalot

Get off Veeky Forums and study instrumentations, Phil.

Deadlyinx
Deadlyinx

posting louis cuck
gο back tο reddit pls

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

Weekend, mid-morning on an almost empty dual carriage way
A few guards milling about on both sides of the carriageway under a bridge up ahead
One walking out on the inside lane
Move out slightly, straddling both lanes
Put on emergency lights for some reason
Guard steps out from the other side of the road and signals me to stop
What're ye doin' out of your lane lad?
The guard was walking in the middle of the road!
Entire assembly of guards put on shiggy.jpg face
On your way…
That's the worst of it. I consider myself a responsible driver.

So garden-variety retards don't exit on an entrance, like our special user did.

Had more severe shit happen, but that was by far the worst.
:thinking:

Which is as good a reason as any to hate anything to do with Britain.

Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

W-what

VisualMaster
VisualMaster

calls me a dumbfuck
he is actually the dumb fuck

Stark_Naked
Stark_Naked

late for work so a little on edge
highway exit goes uphill and curves 270 degrees
at the top of the curve about 250ft to merge left if you don't want to be forced to take a right
need to go straight
check my blind spot as I'm near the top of the hill
don't see anything
signal left and check mirrors
still don't see anything
start to drift left as i turn my head one last time to check my blind spot since i was sure nobody was there
a brown saturn was apparently there all along
i cut him off like a dick in my bmw
forced to stop almost immediately because the stop light turned red
dude in the saturn just lights up a cigarette

i'm so sorry, driver of the saturn. i feel like a piece of shit. thank you for not road raging.
;_;

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

PNR
explain

StonedTime
StonedTime

chick

farquit
farquit

driving on a main road
turn right onto the freeway onramp
a month later (last week), get slapped with a big fine because you weren't allowed to turn right at that intersection
mfw there was a no-right turn sign i didn't see