WATCH: Road rage pickup truck driver gets instant karma

WARNING: Video contains graphic hand gestures

TAMPA, Fla. – We have all experienced the joy of the “road rage” drivers riding your bumper.

But one Florida driver got a taste of instant karma after once such act.

A woman, who goes by “Florida Driver” on YouTube, posted this video of the three-minute tailgating cruise.

“After about a minute and me shaking my head, I pulled out my phone and started recording,” she wrote on YouTube.” I couldn’t move over because there were trucks in the right lane and I sure as heck wasn’t going to speed on a rainy day with the roads being as slick as they were. I was turning left in about a half-mile when this happened.”

And “Florida Driver” was right about the road conditions.

She said just after the man in the pickup truck changed lanes and sped past her, he lost control, fish-tailed and spun out in the opposite median.

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9 comments

  • SickofIdiotDrivers

    Brenda is spot on–The person taking the video is completely at fault here. Clearly, MyTakeOnit is one of the idiot PA drivers I deal with every day. The driver videoing never leaves the PASSING LANE, or left lane. Her assertion that she couldn't move over is false; for the first 50 seconds there is no one visible in the right lane so she could have easily, and lawfully, moved over to allow the truck to pass. Yes, the guy in the truck is tailgating. But she is breaking the law by riding in the passing lane plain and simple. People who don't know this or do it on purpose to slow others down should have their licenses revoked leaving those of us who know how do drive with the road to all to ourselves.

    • John C.

      It is not a limited access highway, though. The passing laws only apply to limited access highways (those that don't have any light intersections, center lanes, left-turn lanes, etc.).

    • Chon

      I have to say, you're as stupid as the moron who crashed his truck. She broke the law by riding in the passing lane? Your parents must be proud or you are inbred.

    • Tom

      I would of passed her too driving how she was i hope the FL state cops find her and give her a fine her for the laws she has broken

  • Tom

    Well, if you read the article and watch the video to compare the two, you'll note that this situation had been ongoing for about a minute before the video starts ("After about a minute, and me shaking my head, I pulled out my phone and started recording").

    At the 0:36 mark in the video, she thoughtfully shows us her speedometer, displaying her speed of approx 60 mph. Looks like it's maybe 2-3 mph slower, but it's tough to tell with the angle, so for the sake of argument, I'll even go conservative and say 55 mph.

    Now, according to the driver, she was preparing to turn left in about 0.5 miles ("I was turning left in about a half-mile"). At our conservative speed of 55 mph, it would have taken her 32.72 seconds to reach her turning point. Let's call that 33 seconds to her destination. That would have been 27 seconds before the start of the video… yet she clearly didn't turn left then, because we have this video to watch.

    So the video is 1:55, and we'll just ignore the jump cut that happens at 1:02. So based on her statement and the video, we know that this incident was at least 2:55 long (again, not counting the jump cut). Yet her alleged left turn should have been within 33 seconds.

    She sure did miss that turn, huh? I wonder why.

    My guess is because she was too busy playing games and passive-aggressively trying to block another driver from passing her. Regardless of speed limits, she should have been traveling in the right lane and allowing other vehicles to pass in the left lane, until she actually needed to use the left lane to reach her turning lane – if it even existed.

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