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POLISH POLICE PRAY FOR ROAD SAFETY....


wildrover 98 | 4,451  
24 Apr 2009 /  #1
According to thenews.pl Polish police are to have group prayers to ask God to reduce the high number of serious road accidents in Poland....... Maybe we all ought to have a prayer before driving on Polish roads...?
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
24 Apr 2009 /  #2
What's wrong with that ?
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
24 Apr 2009 /  #3
Maybe we all ought to have a prayer before driving on Polish roads...??????

sure. and not only on polish roads.i always cross myself before driving.
thebear45 1 | 67  
24 Apr 2009 /  #4
i always cross myself before driving.

i pray to allah before driving
RubasznyRumcajs 5 | 485  
24 Apr 2009 /  #5
let me guess... all of them will be on duty, in uniforms [during this praying]?
OP wildrover 98 | 4,451  
24 Apr 2009 /  #6
What's wrong with that ?

Didn,t say there was anything wrong with it...just passing on the news to people....
PolishCowboy 1 | 48  
24 Apr 2009 /  #7
Polish roads were not designed the way the autobahn was.
The roads are far too small and there are too many cars on those roads.
The width of a highway in Poland is about the size of a residential street in Texas where the speed limit is 35 mph.
I would rather invest in mass transit like trains. Lets face it in Poland you can drive for two hours straight and only be 100km from where you left.
marz - | 13  
28 Apr 2009 /  #8
Having visited Poland on many occasions since I left 25 years ago, I have to say that Polish people are some of the most aggressive drivers I've come across. I always pray before I drive in Poland. I can't believe at some of the risks people take on the roads, even in terrible weather as I experienced this past Christmas while visiting family.
frd 7 | 1,399  
28 Apr 2009 /  #9
I agree, everybody drives like they are pissed off for some some reason. Anyway I have to get to work and I lost my specs that's -2,5 on each eye, that will be fun.. keep your fingers crossed, I hope there's a policeman praying right now.. ; )
nauczyciel  
30 Apr 2009 /  #10
I have a high powered Japanese rally spec (300hp+) car, and always have these chumps in Audi's and BMW's who try to prove they are better than me.

They take stupid risks like crazy passing in traffic to try to accomplish this.

As I have logged 1000's of kms on Polish highways, I have seen so many stupid moves.

E.G.
a)Dad getting impatient with the Maluch in front of him doing 70km/h, and pulls a pass on a blind corner with his car loaded with wife and 2 kids. :O WTF??

b) 2 lane highway- The idiot in a Smart Car pulling a pass on a transport(semi's) truck in the dark, with oncoming traffic of 3 transport rigs. He forced the oncoming traffic into the shoulder. All 50cm of it. I wanted to hand out a "stupid idiot ticket"

I could go on until my head starts typing jibberish cuz i've fallen asleep on the keyboard.
dnz 17 | 710  
2 May 2009 /  #11
I have a high powered Japanese rally spec (300hp+) car,

What is it? Skyline impreza or evo?

Shame that theres nowhere in Poland to unleash those 300 horses as the roads are so poor,
Hashem - | 3  
2 May 2009 /  #12
The accidents ratio are rising. So its my advice to all of you to drive slow.
Wroclaw Boy  
2 May 2009 /  #13
Its not that bad as long as you keep an eye out on whats overtaking you and who's overtaking coming at you.

I had an incredibly dangerous scenario two days ago, i was driving around 80kmh with my wife in the car so never fast, a car over took me on a blind corner and wham there was a car coming in the opposite direction fast. I broke slightly to give him the space to overtake and tuck back in but at the same time he changed his mind to brake and pull back in behind me. I noticed his predicament and quickly accelerated and he got in back where he started.

What an *******.
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
2 May 2009 /  #14
I had an incredibly dangerous scenario

you re alive only thanks to cops prayings
Wroclaw Boy  
2 May 2009 /  #15
and the speed cameras that never falsh, theres around 5 on my main round into wroclaw i always go past them over the speed limit, everybody does because we all know there just empty shells LOL.
pgtx 30 | 3,159  
2 May 2009 /  #16
POLISH POLICE PRAY FOR ROAD SAFETY....

i'm glad they are praying... if they were doing only their job, they would lose all the respect...lol

i always go past them over the speed limit

be aware of WB on a road!!!!
;)
nauczyciel  
2 May 2009 /  #17
What is it? Skyline impreza or evo?
Shame that theres nowhere in Poland to unleash those 300 horses as the roads are so poor,

08 STi. There are some good highways out here to stretch the legs.130km/h limits (which I adhere to) haha. Germany is a 20 minute drive away. Hello Autobahn!!

The accidents ratio are rising. So its my advice to all of you to drive slow.

The majority of crashes happen at speeds less than 60km/h. For example >transport.govt.nz/assets/NewPDFs/Speed-Crash-Factsheet.pdf

what is "the accidents ratio are rising" mean?? Ratio of what to what?

you re alive only thanks to cops prayings

Praying does absolutely nothing. The proof is all around to support this. I'm not at all religious, nor is my family. My sister prayed that my mom would beat her cancer and dad would beat his kidney failure.... both died 29 days apart last year. 68&75. Where was her god???????

And what is with sports players who say they want to "thank god" for the win???
Where are they saying "I want to thank god for making my team lose the game and hence out of the playoffs with no chance to make some more money" ?
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
2 May 2009 /  #18
Where was her god???????

i cant even imagine your pain and feel sorry for your lost but thats a childish attitude
time means 5 | 1,310  
4 May 2009 /  #19
58 dead on roads over weekend

Created: 04.05.2009 10:44
Fifty eight people were killed on the roads over the long weekend in Poland.

Police say they detained and charged 2000 people for drunk driving over four days.

A massive police action was in operation over the weekend involving 10,000 officers. (pg)

From the news pl......
backhander 7 | 22  
4 May 2009 /  #20
this is a topic I had to comment on, I've only been here for a few months but the poles are without doubt the worst drivers I have ever come across!!! And to go back to nauczyciels point about the speed of drivers, I honestly believe that the slower drivers are at least partly to blame for the number of accidents. I mean, do Poles understand the concept of a fast lane???? not in my experience , theyre quite happy to trundle along in the fast lane at 60km an hour and when it causes other drivers to start getting irate and attempt to undertake them, you guessed it, thats exactly the moment they decide to pull in and have the audacity to look at you like your the idiot for undertaking ! I was told that it was extremely difficult to pass your driving test here, I almost choked on my zapiekanka when I heard that comment :0)
aphrodisiac 11 | 2,444  
4 May 2009 /  #21
I was told that it was extremely difficult to pass your driving test here, I almost choked on my zapiekanka when I heard that comment :0)

obviously not;)
OP wildrover 98 | 4,451  
4 May 2009 /  #22
charged 2000 people for drunk driving over four days.

I don,t know how that compares with the UK ...but it seems like a hell of a lot of drunk drivers....
George8600 10 | 637  
24 Jun 2009 /  #23
dnz: What is it? Skyline impreza or evo?
Shame that theres nowhere in Poland to unleash those 300 horses as the roads are so poor, Where are they saying "I want to thank god for making my team lose the game and hence out of the playoffs with no chance to make some more money" ?

As an agnostic, I really must say these are some of the stupidest reasons I've heard for disbelieving God. To begin, SOME scientific proof suggests there is no God, it hasn't proven it yet. Vast numbers of scientists believe in religion, and in reality not all science deals with whether God exists or not.

Secondly, your parents died in their 70's, what do you expect mortality on life and invincibility? God doesn't give this. Being that the average life span for men in Poland is 68 and for women 70, this is quite good. They were old, what did you expect?

Thirdly, I can tell you that God could care less about any damn sports that are played for fun, and he can ever care less about the idiots who waste their hard-earned money betting on it; that's their problem, not God's. Same goes for idiots driving, God isn't going to take control of your car. God never said, build a ****** road system, with crappy driver education, and a bad policing system; that's a human made error not a God made error.

If these were the reasons your ENTIRE family as you claim because irreligious then it is quite weak minded of them...

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