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    Distracted Drivers

    Ok, I felt I had to post this.

    The other day on my drive home from work I looked at the driver in the car next to me. She wasn't texting, or talking on the phone.

    No, she was knitting. She had both hands in her lap holding knitting needles and knitting at a stop light.

    Seriously?

    I did see someone holding their IPad in the center of the steering wheel. That one was pretty bad too. I just found it insane that someone would want to knit so badly that they do so while driving home from work.

    Has anyone else seen anything this ridiculous before?



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Am I having Deja Vu or did we just have this exact same thread a week or so ago..I coulda sworn somebody else posted about someone they saw knitting while driving too.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Am I having Deja Vu or did we just have this exact same thread a week or so ago..I coulda sworn somebody else posted about someone they saw knitting while driving too.
    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    I saw a woman driving down I-380S in CR today while knitting.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...d-driving.html



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    I missed the old thread. I guess it's an even bigger epidemic than I thought.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    I was hoping we were talking about the same person here, and that there was not more than one...

    Who wants to have needles in their lap while driving? Can't imagine that being very safe in the case of an accident..


    I went to college thinking I wanted a career; turns out I just wanted paychecks.

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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    My knitter was in Johnston, nowhere near 380 so I am guessing it's a different person.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    My knitter was in Johnston, nowhere near 380 so I am guessing it's a different person.
    Yeah, I assumed that as well, just cant believe there is more than one out there, but then again...


    I went to college thinking I wanted a career; turns out I just wanted paychecks.

    A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    On the general topic of distracted drivers...

    Several years ago, I had a friend that actually created a steering wheel mounted book stand so he could study on his way through Dallas traffic to his night school courses.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by M6WS6 View Post
    I was hoping we were talking about the same person here, and that there was not more than one...

    Who wants to have needles in their lap while driving? Can't imagine that being very safe in the case of an accident..
    If she stabs herself can she sue the maker of the knitting needles? I heard you can do that if you spill coffee on yourself while driving.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    They must be honing their skills for the 17th Annual Knitting Retreat this weekend at the Gateway Center.

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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Watch out, there is a serial knitter loose on our highways.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Watch out, there is a serial knitter loose on our highways.
    Or someone turning women into zombie knitting drivers.



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by cychosis View Post
    They must be honing their skills for the 17th Annual Knitting Retreat this weekend at the Gateway Center.

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    Or potentially the 2nd Heartland Fiberpalooza in Winterset on March 24th. "It's all about the yarn."

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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    Or someone turning women into zombie knitting drivers.
    If I was turning women into zombie-anythings, knitters would not be my first choice



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    Re: Distracted Drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    If I was turning women into zombie-anythings, knitters would not be my first choice
    I KNOW! That's why this person must be stopped!



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