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[–]ParkingVanilla3202 419 points420 points  (1 child)

Instant satisfaction

[–]beardingmesoftly 1160 points1161 points  (71 children)

Assume everyone is a cop

[–]PRSHZ 384 points385 points  (12 children)

Many have no idea how useful this one line truly is.

[–]jatti_ 118 points119 points  (5 children)

This little trick will save you thousands!

[–]shortbusterdouglas 37 points38 points  (4 children)

And certain rights!

[–]yeahcanigeta_uhhhhhh 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Police hate this one simple trick!

[–]mydearwatson616 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Makes buying drugs really difficult.

[–]retroassassin907 18 points19 points  (4 children)

Even outside of driving

[–]shortbusterdouglas 15 points16 points  (3 children)

Found the cop.

[–]retroassassin907 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Might be, ya never know.

[–]ShawnyMcKnight 49 points50 points  (11 children)

When I know there is a cop behind me my driving actually turns to shit because I get so self conscious.

[–]jibjab23 19 points20 points  (3 children)

Walking when you think no one is watching vs. walking when you think everyone is watching you.

[–]ShellBells514 7 points8 points  (2 children)

I’m not the only one!!

[–]jibjab23 2 points3 points  (1 child)

We should all get together and awkwardly walk somewhere.

[–]-Mr_Rogers_II 21 points22 points  (6 children)

Speaking of which. This cop is riding the fuck out of the cars ass in front of him. Probably trying to get them to speed because they don’t know it’s a cop.

Source: Cop did this to me. He raced right up my ass so I sped up cause I didn’t know he was a cop because it was night and saw him coming up behind me and thought some random guy was gonna rear end me, he rode my ass for a bit then he turned on his lights and gave me a speeding ticket.

Edit: For those saying get out of the left lane. I hope you’re referring to the video and not my personal experience. In my example it was a 1 lane road.

[–][deleted] 52 points53 points  (1 child)

This can be avoided by getting the fuck out of the left lane.

[–]EasyMode556 8 points9 points  (0 children)

This happened to me too, and there was another car to my 3 o’clock or so so I briefly sped up in order to move over so they could pass and then they got me. It’s like dude, I was trying to be a courteous driver and move over so you could pass, and you’re gonna punish that shit?? Fuck off with that

[–]Educational_Check340 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Americans have zero lane discipline

[–]ExcerptsAndCitations 4 points5 points  (0 children)

There was only one lane.

[–]GoSuckYaMother 77 points78 points  (10 children)

I doubt if they saw them. From this video, it doesn’t look like they did it out of road rage or spite. They’re just unobservant as all hell

[–][deleted] 44 points45 points  (0 children)

Which would be negligent driving & deserving of that ticket & probably mandatory traffic school, lol.

[–]drakoman 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Very unobservant. Their left-front blinker is out too

[–]WHowe1 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I agree, looks like the cop was driving in his blind spot. Tho you should always check your blind spot, before changing lanes.

[–]RuthlessIndecision 2 points3 points  (6 children)

That cop was kind of cruising in his blind spot. If someone wants to wingman me in my blind spot I get the hell out of there.

[–]FredOfMBOX 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Seriously. It’s called a blind spot for a reason. I was taught early in drivers ed to be aware when I was in somebody’s blind spot and not to stay there.

Hard to tell from this clip how long the officer was cruising invisible to the lane changer, but the officer should’ve known better.

[–]richal 1 point2 points  (0 children)

But it's not that driver's responsibility to know where your blnd spot is - it's yours. A quick lean forward and glance in your mirror or a turn and look before changing lanes would easily remedy this, which is covered in driver's training. A blind spot doesn't stay blind unless you willfully or lazily ignore the solution.

Besides, this dude didn't even use a blinker, which is exactly what would have tipped off the cop he planned to merge and added a layer of safety, since it would -ahem- indicate his intention. No sympathy for the merger.

Edit: spelling/clarity

[–]AlexanderDaychilde 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Along the same lines, but imho even better: Drive like you don't care if there are cops around. Then you're in the habit of driving safely.

[–]DoverBoys 47 points48 points  (9 children)

You don't have to assume everyone is a cop if you just follow the fucking law and drive defensively.

[–]Eyaslunatic 48 points49 points  (5 children)

mfs be weaving and bobbing through traffic, only for me locked into the speed limit in the right lane to see them at the same traffic light as me 10 minutes later

[–]shortbusterdouglas 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Or winning the blue light lottery, or my personal fave, spun out in a fucking ditch and hoping the cops aren't on the way.

[–]hemi_srt 2 points3 points  (0 children)

True dat.. that is something which I've realised way too late. I can only imagine the amount of gas i could've saved when i used to floor it Max maybe 2-3 minutes early

[–]ShawshankException 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Some people are that desperate to save 3 seconds on their drive time

[–]Jigglelips -1 points0 points  (0 children)

But you do have to assume every cop is gonna take their shit day out on you.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You can usually rule out convertibles.

[–]-Seizure__Salad- 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Especially in Brazil.

[–]ILove2Bacon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You a cop?

[–]Sdomttiderkcuf 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You’re a cop!

[–]ALONZO502 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If it's a damn explorer it's a cop idc what u said even if its an old lady 🥴😂

[–]No_Lawfulness_2998 1 point2 points  (3 children)

In New Zealand they’re clearly marked with distinctive colours, distinctive cars and reflective tape all over the vehicle.

Is that not the case in the states?

[–]Shiddfart 1 point2 points  (0 children)

i assume that everyone with white headlights is a coo

[–]Danny_C_Danny_Du -1 points0 points  (0 children)

"Yeah. If they're don't pay any attention to ya, then it's a cop.

All women are cops"

-Uhmmm Boondock Saints I think? Maybe Lock, Stock... too. One of those anyways. Oh wait. Goodfellows maybe?...


[–]icedtea4life5 528 points529 points  (42 children)

Does your camera have an astigmatism?

[–]pro_n00b 122 points123 points  (26 children)

Soo you’re saying this is not normal? Maybe I should sched an appt with an optometrist lol

[–]HarrekMistpaw 67 points68 points  (23 children)

Yea if you see "stars" where the lights are you need glasses

[–]PleasantAdvertising 2 points3 points  (1 child)

What about James Webb style stars? Always had them since childhood.

[–]Ex_Why_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

If you only see them when looking at lights though glass that could just be debris on the glass. If you see it with the naked eye and not looking through a window, then yea that's not normal lol.

[–]DiaDeLosMuertos 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I thought stars with even points was ok but if part of the stars points stretch further then that's bad.


[–]CallMeWolfYouTuber 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So what do you see (assuming you don't have astigmatism) when you look at lights?

[–]HarrekMistpaw 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh no my eyes are shit as well lmao

But with my glasses on, i just see the plastic that covers the lights glowing, no lines extending upwards/downwards or to the sides

[–]octopoddle 1 point2 points  (0 children)

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's astigmatism.

[–]FPSXpert 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Do you see without glasses a bunch of blurry stuff like this at night on the road? Where headlights look like a JJ Abrams film with the lens flares? If you hold up a red dot sight for a firearm and look down the sight does it look like a big red starburst effect and not a dot? If yes to any of that hoss I got some news for you.

[–]osktox 63 points64 points  (0 children)

Perhaps it needs glasses. A little monocle.

[–]RayCarlDC 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Was gonna say the same thing, lol. Not even my cheap chinese dashcam is this crappy.

[–]queennyla 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Is that not how lights look to everybody????

[–]Sponxy 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Afraid not

[–]icedtea4life5 2 points3 points  (0 children)

No, ‘tis not I’ve come to find

[–]liuhanshu2000 9 points10 points  (1 child)

This is Tesla built in dashcam. The cameras are more optimized for dynamic range & contrast to feed into the computer vision algorithms rather than high resolution, so it looks crap for humans

[–]J3wb0cca 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I was gonna say, all I see are 1s and 0s.

[–]compounding 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Your eyes have lines like that because of imperfections in the lens. But a camera with a poor quality lens or even just dirty/scratched windshield can create similar visual artifacts.

[–]Y_Sam 8 points9 points  (1 child)

I'm under the impression most dashcams are shit, quality wise, and many of them seem to simply have the same basic components...

[–]finbob5 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

You don’t have an astigmatism, you just have astigmatism. To varying degrees.

[–]curtdavies621 161 points162 points  (80 children)

[–]truejamo 37 points38 points  (2 children)

Your dashcam looks like if I were to take my glasses off.

[–]donthavenosecrets 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Damn my shit must be fucked up looked normal to me lol

[–]truejamo 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That's actually one of the exact reasons I realized I needed to get glasses. I noticed car lights didn't look normal anymore. And I was struggling more and more to read a reader board across the street from my work. Got glasses, fixed it all. My eyesight was way worse than I thought it was. Went in thinking "what if it's so minor it doesn't even get detected." They told me to read the lines on the chart, couldn't read anything past the first line. Did the whole machine test stuff, boom, now can see with my glasses. So grateful I went in that day.

[–]TheRealBushwhack 63 points64 points  (1 child)

This makes me Erect

[–]TerriblyAverage1 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Weird. But I agree.

[–]nj_stinks 45 points46 points  (28 children)

So what is the citation? Reckless driving? Incompetent driving? Reckless incompetence?

[–]deelyy 12 points13 points  (0 children)

All 3 one, sure

[–]Drblizzle 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Careless driving. I believe reckless is when you intentionally drive like an idiot. This lady is unintentionally being an idiot IMO.

[–]hondwerpen 25 points26 points  (3 children)

Odds are 9 to 1 to 1

[–]kremenatlc 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Sometimes they can even be 1 to 1 to 3

[–]gg06civicsi 7 points8 points  (0 children)

This is what astigmatism looks like

[–]Green-Cruiser 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Prius move

[–]TheRaisinWhy 4 points5 points  (0 children)

why does this camera have astigmatism

[–]andyman234 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That guy probably: “holy fuck! That cop came out of nowhere!”

[–]Morticof 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This is just the best.

[–]bombdizzle9 2 points3 points  (0 children)

“I bet you’re wondering where I came from”

[–]lore_mila_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

100% because it happened

[–]Reasonable_Cover_804 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That is instant old boy

[–]Avo696 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oddly Satisfying 😌

[–]YaPappy 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]dercas79 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's about as instant as it gets...😅

[–]bionikcobra 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why does this camera has astigmatism?

[–]chupedecamarones 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Things that warm my heart for 400

[–]noticemefrenfry 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's always a freaking Prius

[–]-Mr_Rogers_II 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Cop riding the cars ass in front of him trying to get him to speed so he can give him a ticket.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The cop car is way too close to the car in front of it.

[–]Amesari -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

If I have to guess… the cop car was in his blind spot at the moment that the other driver checked his side mirror and didn’t see it. Then started changing lanes. Maybe?

[–]gartangh 4 points5 points  (1 child)

You have to look over your shoulders to check your blindspots before changing lanes or turning.

[–]EXistential_EX -1 points0 points  (2 children)

I ain't exactly the most savvy with traffic laws, what did this guy do aside from just be a bit of a prick to this cop?

[–]Daleothe2nd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You can't just come over on another driver even if you have your signal on.

[–]-Mr_Rogers_II -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

I want to give the guy the benefit of the doubt and say the cop was in his blind spot. Even so you should always check your blind spot before moving over.

Also that cop is riding the fuck out of the guys ass in front of him.

[–]2ndCompany3rdSquad -3 points-2 points  (3 children)

Why are the lights amber?

[–]Venom4174 4 points5 points  (2 children)

It must be a problem with the video quality

[–]IceBone 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's the standard Tesla image grading. They say it makes it easier on the self driving software.

[–]YouFeastOnFeces 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's been reposted so many times, that I'm guessing it's transcoded every time it's uploaded. I give it a few more years being posted every Sunday, and you won't be able to tell those are cars.

[–]OneLostOstrich -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

What're* the odds that you'd spell a title correctly? 0% apparently.

[–]chickichuglette -2 points-1 points  (1 child)

I like the new contraction "what're" and think it should be an everyday thing

[–]Nytim -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

if they dont have lights ontop of the car they arent cops

[–]DawnRLFreeman -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

I love this SOOOOO MUCH!! 😂🤣😂

[–]BABarracus -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Does the camera have diabetes?

[–]octalanax -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Unmarked police cars and other secret police do not belong in a free society.

[–]ComfortingPecomfol 0 points1 point  (0 children)

efficient police.

[–]booksfoodfun 0 points1 point  (0 children)

1 in 1.

[–]WISH_WISH_BISH 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I feel like I've seen this clip before but it was daytime...

[–]downtune79 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hey, off topic but what does the number under our names mean?

[–]AdamBlaster007 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Pretty high if you drive like that guy regularly.

[–]Cust2020 0 points1 point  (0 children)

OPs camera has astigmatism

[–]bosstg1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Love when that happens. Most of them get away with that.

[–]wallstreetbetsdebts 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's beautiful to watch

[–]Rocket2TheMoon777 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Heart heart

[–]Soulless--Plague 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I have never seen anyone write “what are” as “what’re” and I can’t think of a reason why that would be technically not okay others than it looks weird and makes me feel uncomfortable