Drivers Beware – YELLOW LANCER

bman 16 November 2010 217

Frighteningly my wife and young family were appproached by a young man wielding a hammer on Yamba drive this morning in peak hour traffic in a road rage incident. He was driving a yellow mitsubishi lancer bearing a distintive “So Seductive Car Detailing” sticker followed by a telephone number. 

He was of middle eastern appearance and would have been 18-22 and of slight build. 

After being tail gated and then cut off he took a disliking to a simple flash of the lights to indicate the danger he posed to us and other road users and at this point saw it fit to stop in the middle of the road in traffic and approach us with a hammer screaming obscenities. 

Fortunately we received only a terrible fright and we able to avoid being blocked in as he had planned.

Please look out for this driver and maintain a safe distance to avoid any future terrifying or violent act.


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Lexus123 Lexus123 9:32 am 03 Jun 11

Amanda Hugankis said :

ConanOfCooma said :

shadow boxer said :

To the original poster, i’m curious.

What reaction did you expect when you when you flashed the lights at him ?

At first I was like… But then I realised what you were saying.

I have to agree, TBH. Excluding the “reaction” involving a hammer. But considering he’s middle eatern, you’re probably lucky his six cousins didn’t also jump out of the car and stab you to death in time to some terrible doof song.

Just curious – what do reaction do people expect to get when they tailgate others and then cut them off?

I would suggest no reaction at all … they are serving you up a shit sandwich and they expect you to say ‘thankyou’, eat the sandwich and don’t leave any crusts!

Very lucky they werent already following him in their Fat pizza cars ready to do alot more damage!
Your lucky you didnt just bring on another cronulla riot on you, ur car and everyone associated with you!!

Lexus123 Lexus123 9:30 am 03 Jun 11

Amanda Hugankis said :

shadow boxer said :

@ Amanda hugankiss

Where to start, tailgating doesn’t interfere with anyone, just move on with your day. If you do feel threatened the last thing you should be doing is escalating the situation through drving slower or flashing lights.

It’s not a drivers job to police the roads flashing lights at everyones behaviour you don’t like.

Report it if you must but I dare say if the lights hadn’t been flicked none of this would have happened.

Lights and horns should be reserved for their proper use, as the rules of the road outline.

Reading back over everything, I guess you’re right. The OP really bought the tailgating, the cutoff and then the hammer wielding on themselves. Its clear that the poor fella in the yellow Lancer was just minding his own business until he had some lights flicked at him – & thinking about it, I’d be cranky if some one did that to me too.

I can completely understand why he got out of the car and threatened the OP with a hammer – some days you just gotta dish out your own form of justice and teach people that flicking your lights is purile, immature and pointless. Some might say that approaching their car, carrying a hammer to indicate that you are serious about having been upset, is a little too subtle, but hey, you don’t want to risk the situation turning getting out of control – especially when you’re dealing with someone who flicks their lights at you … you don’t know what might happen next!

I for one am glad that people like YellowLancerHammerMan are out there letting other drivers know this light flicking business won’t be tolerated! Don’t even get me started on the driving slower business!!!

Finally someone with sense!!
Firstly Dont flash your lights, and second if your going to bring trouble onto yourself, be a man and dont whine about it and do nothing after you realise your not 50ft tall!!

Lexus123 Lexus123 9:25 am 03 Jun 11

shadow boxer said :

@ Amanda hugankiss

Where to start, tailgating doesn’t interfere with anyone, just move on with your day. If you do feel threatened the last thing you should be doing is escalating the situation through drving slower or flashing lights.

It’s not a drivers job to police the roads flashing lights at everyones behaviour you don’t like.

Report it if you must but I dare say if the lights hadn’t been flicked none of this would have happened.

Lights and horns should be reserved for their proper use, as the rules of the road outline.

Thank you! If he minded his own business instead of trying to be a hero, It WOULDNT have happend.
I’m not saying the guy with the hammer was right but this guy definitely provoked it will flashing lights and being racist!

Lexus123 Lexus123 9:21 am 03 Jun 11

Me no fry said :

Run him over. You were trying to get away and put the car into the wrong gear, and smashed him into his own car. Tragic accident, of course.

Ohhh, So running someone over is the solution now hey?
Forget about the police and all, why not take everything into your own hands if you think your so tough and all mightey!
I’d like to see you even stand still without wanting to run if you saw ANYONE not just this guy coming towards you!

Mothy Mothy 12:04 pm 28 Feb 11

Well now, this is fun isn’t it. After being so obviously knocked out of the running for the November Mully we might just get a revival up for February. Who says the sequel is never as good as the original?

Lexus, its interesting that you chose to contradict the OP on a couple of points

Lexus123 said :

…You did NOT have a family in the car it was just you and your wife…
…you are the one who was the aggressor in this situation…

But what you DIDN’T do was counter the accusation that the driver of the Yellow Lancer (Gallant) either;

(a) Tailgated the OP
(b) Cut them off, and
(c) Threatened them with a hammer

So just so we are clear, the “slander” you’re referring to is that the Yellow Lancer driver’s dangerous driving and threatened violence was unprovoked?

p1 p1 11:32 am 28 Feb 11

FOTW contestant? Hardly any overuse of CAPITALS, but surely points must be awarded for such a good thread resurrection/rebirth?

OT, while this is clearly a he said/she said type situation, getting in first and setting a scene might well work in the OP’s favour.

EvanJames EvanJames 10:57 am 28 Feb 11

I have witnessed two such incidents in recent months. One the female actually got out of her car on two occasions at intersections and screamed abuse and drivers behind her (in cluding me!), her driving was exceptionally aggressive all the way from Qbn into Canberra. I did take her details but then wondered if the police would or could do anything, as she was a NSW plate and the incidents happened in NSW and then in the ACT. So who do you tell? She was crazed with rage and aggression (White holden ute).

Second one was on the Qbn to Canberra road, young man who seemed to hate anyone ahead of him and when the road becomes 2 lane outside the airport, actually swerved at the cab of a removal van several times, screaming at the driver. The van hadn’t done a thing, it was pure uncontrolled rage. I took his details again and this time found the place on the ACT Policing website where you can report stuff like that, but I never heard anything back.

shadow boxer shadow boxer 10:41 am 28 Feb 11

ooh, it gets better, we are going to need a shovel to get the egg off some faces in here.

Lexus123 Lexus123 10:00 am 28 Feb 11

johnboy said :

sirocco said :

This has got to be November Mully Cup worthy?

Have you seen the competition?

Mully killed a family, this guy was standing up to a racist lower life in ou r comunity

Lexus123 Lexus123 9:57 am 28 Feb 11

FIRSTLY i was also there. You did NOT have a family in the car it was just you and your wife. This whole fued started when you flicked your ciggerattee butt into the car window of the ‘offender’ and slammed racial comments at the so called ‘offender’. Really people like you are the problem in our society. For starters throwing a ciggerate butt into someones car window even though it may have been an accident is dissgusting and to follow this with racial comments you should be the one reported!!!! So next time you go out on a rampage slandering other canberra drivers you should first look at yourself!

After what you said to him…. do you expect him not to get out of his car! In conclusion to this you are the LOSER driver who should be taken not only off the roads but also the streets as you are the one who was the aggresser in this situation and then had the hide to go have a winge about ‘how your the victim’ on a website!!!

andwhat andwhat 12:42 pm 16 Dec 10

that’s what you get for flashing your headlights

shadow boxer shadow boxer 4:10 pm 25 Nov 10

Rofl, this thread is internet gold,

That short stopping question is still there when you are ready…

p1 p1 3:35 pm 25 Nov 10

Jim Jones said :

2) The model of car *was* correctly identified

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If we believe the below post, it wasn’t. Not that I care, just say’in.

joeyjojojuniorshabadoo said :

Hi all, 3 post nutbag here. The yellow Lancer in question is actually an early 90’s Mitsubishi Galant VR4, and it is definitely still getting around – I spotted it on Drakeford Drive yesterday.

Jim Jones Jim Jones 2:59 pm 25 Nov 10

shadow boxer said :

Ahh the short stoping moron who deliberately causes accidents returns, I thought I could flush you out.

do you want to answer my previous question that is still hanging out there since you read the thread so closely ?

The police gave it the appropriate response, I cetainly agree with their actions.

You can type … but you can’t read.

How is that possible.

shadow boxer shadow boxer 2:48 pm 25 Nov 10

Ahh the short stoping moron who deliberately causes accidents returns, I thought I could flush you out.

do you want to answer my previous question that is still hanging out there since you read the thread so closely ?

The police gave it the appropriate response, I cetainly agree with their actions.

Jim Jones Jim Jones 2:19 pm 25 Nov 10

shadow boxer said :

So someone came into the police station and admitted breaking the law by flashing their lights in a built up area and gave a description of the reacting offender as an 18-22 year old of middle eastern appearance with no licence plate and the wrong model of car.

I would say the police filed it in the appropraite place.

You might want to go back and read the thread, dingus.

You’ve made so many major errors in a small post (again) that, once again, I’m left wondering why you bother posting if you can’t be bothered reading what you’re supposed to be posting about:

1) The OP *did* get the plate number
2) The model of car *was* correctly identified
3) Flashing lights in a built up area is hardly a crime the police are going to be concerned about when it’s put up against reckless driving and threatening someone with a hammer.

I think the only thing you got right was “18-22 year old of middle eastern appearance”.

Well done on that, I suppose. Keep working on your basic comprehension skills and one day you might be able to post something that doesn’t make me want to poke out my eyes with a rusty screwdriver.

Tooks Tooks 2:00 pm 25 Nov 10

fgzk said :

Tooks I’m not sure it is trolling. It may be an expression of dissatisfaction some of the public have when dealings with the police. Especially over the counter.

People need to realise that if they look a certain way or have “other” issues they will be challenged rigorously to prove a claim. This may involve intimidation. You cant expect the police to help scumbags.

Personally I think it maybe some kind of game the sergeant is playing with the newbie behind the counter. Maybe they score on how many people they can intimidate to leave without making a report.

Don’t know if you’re deliberately trolling or not, but the way you word your messages, suggests that you are.

I’m all for police accountability (as I’ve said many times before). If someone receives what they see as unsatisfactory service, then yes, they have every right to share those experiences and seek further action from either the officer/s involved, or someone higher up the foodchain.

How many people though, including some on this thread, are disatisfied with the conduct of police, yet take no steps to bring them to account?

“You can’t expect the police to help scumbags.”

That’s where you show your ignorance of policing. Those you call scumbags (presumably drug addicts, criminals etc) are often – very often – victims of crime or are complainants. To suggest police don’t help them is so wrong, it’s ridiculous.

“People need to realise that if they look a certain way or have “other” issues they will be challenged rigorously to prove a claim.”

If you’ve got a personal experience along these lines, do tell. What do you mean exactly by “challenged rigorously”?

Personally I think it maybe some kind of game the sergeant is playing with the newbie behind the counter. Maybe they score on how many people they can intimidate to leave without making a report.

Please. And you’re wondering why I think you may be a troll?

shadow boxer shadow boxer 1:40 pm 25 Nov 10

So someone came into the police station and admitted breaking the law by flashing their lights in a built up area and gave a description of the reacting offender as an 18-22 year old of middle eastern appearance with no licence plate and the wrong model of car.

I would say the police filed it in the appropraite place.

Spideydog Spideydog 10:20 am 25 Nov 10

fgzk said :

Tooks I’m not sure it is trolling. It may be an expression of dissatisfaction some of the public have when dealings with the police. Especially over the counter.

People need to realise that if they look a certain way or have “other” issues they will be challenged rigorously to prove a claim. This may involve intimidation. You cant expect the police to help scumbags.

Personally I think it maybe some kind of game the sergeant is playing with the newbie behind the counter. Maybe they score on how many people they can intimidate to leave without making a report.

You see, it’s comments like these that makes people think they are trolls. Constructive critisism is good, unhelpful, baiting and blatant anti-police bitching is not. It is funny that when these types of posts are made and when challenged to provide more information about the incident, nothing more is said. That says to me they are not telling the whole story. If you have a valid complaint (which plenty of people may do) you should have no issues in telling the whole story, not just a snippet that makes you look good.

fgzk fgzk 9:50 am 25 Nov 10

Tooks I’m not sure it is trolling. It may be an expression of dissatisfaction some of the public have when dealings with the police. Especially over the counter.

People need to realise that if they look a certain way or have “other” issues they will be challenged rigorously to prove a claim. This may involve intimidation. You cant expect the police to help scumbags.

Personally I think it maybe some kind of game the sergeant is playing with the newbie behind the counter. Maybe they score on how many people they can intimidate to leave without making a report.

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