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#1 (permalink) Old 04-24-2005, 10:26 AM
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Well I guess I'll share my story with all.

I was driving home to New Jersey from Cornell this past weekend. I bought my friend's Escort off him this past winter, because there are tons of State and Local Police on the highways on my way down. On I-79, I-380, I-80, etc... its annoying. So now with my radar I can cut my trip down by about 30-45 min.
But I digress. I was crusin on I-380 in PA going about 120 or so, but if anyone knows 380, it has many hills. I was making great time and hadnt picked up any cops yet. I probably should have slowed down, becasue I got to a section where there is a series of about 5-6 steep downhills and then steep uphills, but I just decided to floor it on the up hills to keep going about 110-115 or so. Anyways, as I get to the crest of the last hill I think I'm home free but then my radar goes CRAZY
It is dusk, so it is getting hard to see, but I see the cop pull out of the bushes and put on his lights. I look around and see the last exit for like 5 miles, so I dart across two lanes and just barely get the exit. I continue on the exit ramp and get to a light. Since I cant see well, I almost turn into a military base.
Making a quick U-turn I head down a seemingly deserted road, only a few houses and some boarded up businesses. I see a truck pulled over on the side of the road for the night, so I pull up behind him, hiding myself from the road. I get out and go up on a little hill to see if i can see up the road. I sit on a little hill and wait for about 15min. No signs of a cop. I call my friend to get me back on the highway but about 5miles down. He gets me back on and I sail home, but this time only doing 85 so as not to attract attention.

Well that is my adventure, hope you enjoy it.
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#2 (permalink) Old 04-24-2005, 04:56 PM
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You're crazy! I drive fast, but I have never had to evade cops. Good job on that one! What military base was it may I ask?

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you bought ur friends escort off him? a ford escort, or am i thinking of something totally wrong? and u did this in a bimmer, rite?
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you bought ur friends escort off him? a ford escort, or am i thinking of something totally wrong? and u did this in a bimmer, rite?
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Great story !

I always try thinking about what I would do if something as that happened, and can never make up my mind... I guess it would be one of those think-while-you-go things...

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Great story !

I always try thinking about what I would do if something as that happened, and can never make up my mind... I guess it would be one of those think-while-you-go things...
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it totaly is man.... lol u instantly assess the situation and if u think u have a sliver of chance u floor it and start dipin down roads and lookin for a place to hide haha.

Good story dude glad u made it outa there! i would recomend layin low for a while eh lol well like i said, good stuff man.

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Excellent story .. but ever think about what would happen if he caught you after you tried to run away :P
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Excellent story .. but ever think about what would happen if he caught you after you tried to run away :P
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haha thats y when u decide to do it u dont half ass it! lol u punch it and dont stop till u physicly cant go any more!

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Originally posted by Cellardoor+Apr 25 2005, 02:06 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Cellardoor @ Apr 25 2005, 02:06 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-jiggs@Apr 25 2005, 01:23 AM
Excellent story .. but ever think about what would happen if he caught you after you tried to run away* :P*
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haha thats y when u decide to do it u dont half ass it! lol u punch it and dont stop till u physicly cant go any more!

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Hahaha yea... at first when I saw him pull out, all i was thinking was gettin the hell off the highway. After I was able to hid and gather myself, then I thought that I probably could have gotten jailed and my car impounded... but that wont stop me from driving fast hahaha...

I always say, drive fast, but dont endanger the lives of others, but at the same time take risks.
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You're crazy! I drive fast, but I have never had to evade cops. Good job on that one! What military base was it may I ask?

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Ummm I am not sure, it is off I-380 in PA, i think near exit 6 or something like that, the exit i took was like only 5miles or so from the I-80 entrance....

Sorry I dont know the name.... but I think it was a base, bc there were gaurds with guns and military esq vehicles at the entrance, but it was dusk and hard to see...
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you bought ur friends escort off him? a ford escort, or am i thinking of something totally wrong? and u did this in a bimmer, rite?
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haha, i thought it was a FORD escort as well... cool story tho. NJ troopers are dicks. I got pulled over one time for having an air freshener hanging from my mirror. what a dick...

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Originally posted by 93 325i+Apr 25 2005, 02:20 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(93 325i @ Apr 25 2005, 02:20 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-xsperf@Apr 24 2005, 06:16 PM
you bought ur friends escort off him? a ford escort, or am i thinking of something totally wrong? and u did this in a bimmer, rite?
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haha, i thought it was a FORD escort as well... cool story tho. NJ troopers are dicks. I got pulled over one time for having an air freshener hanging from my mirror. what a dick...
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Hahaha, sorry i guess i should have been more specific...
But yea NJ State Troopers are asses
This was a PA State Trooper though..
But no difference, all State Troopers seem like dicks, with their two man speed traps...
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After I was able to hid and gather myself, then I thought that I probably could have gotten jailed and my car impounded... but that wont stop me from driving fast hahaha...

I always say, drive fast, but dont endanger the lives of others, but at the same time take risks.
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however, what happens if they check the tape from the dash-mounted camera on the cruiser and see your tag number?

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however, what happens if they check the tape from the dash-mounted camera on the cruiser and see your tag number?
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Well... you can always say it wasn't you driving. If they didn't get your face on camera how can they know it wasn't your family member or friend or... They can't give out a ticket based on what they think... only what they know.

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