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I just power slide my car 6 times back and fourth across 5 lanes of the world busiest and widest highway on teh way in to work this morning.... And hit nothing.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_401_(Ontario)

I hydroplaned changing out of a transfer lane and ended up sideways almost pointed in to on comming traffic in the far slow lane.

WOW... still shaking.. time for some better tires..
 

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Glad you are ok:thumbup looking at the attachment :eek:mg you was vary lucky.
 

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Yes, time for better tires. I spun my car in a 180 getting onto the highway once in the rain, fortunately I managed to stay on the ramp.

However...I was getting on the highway once (I-275 N from downtown Tampa) and there was a small merge lane. Guy in front of me goes, I over the shoulder check to make sure I'm clear, no problem...turn back and guy in front of me decided instead to stop. I swung hard left to go around him and ended up cutting across the 3 lanes of travel towards the center wall, swing hard right and bam....I'm riding with traffic in the fast lane and didn't hit anybody.

Glad I didn't do that on your road...btw, your link was missing a ) at the end for some reason.
 

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Glad you are okay, The link does not show the article for me.
 

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Wow, glad you didn't hit anything! Sure does sound like time for better tires and slower driving (or take the bike, they don't hydroplane very easily:devious). I think I've been on that highway on the TL before, sure not a place I'd like to be sliding around:scared
 

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glad your ok dude.

for the record LA (actually orange county) has the worlds widest freeway. its over 15 lanes wide at one point...



heres another smaller one...



110 and 105...
 

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only 15 eh...... Its exactly 18 lanes across right were i slid through

Today the stretch of Highway 401 that passes through the Greater Toronto Area ranges from 6 to 18 lanes, and the stretch between Highway 403 and Brock Road in Pickering is thought to be the world's longest continuous stretch of highway having 10 or more lanes.

i get to drive this mess everyday

the corrected link again
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_401_(Ontario)
 

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:stupid I've been there a few times and you really have to see the roads around Toronto to believe them. I much prefer dodging horse drawn buggies here at home.:dowhat
 

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ive been on orange county highways.. or "the Free way" 5 and 405..i hate hgow narrow the lanes are and how close ull be driving to the center median at the far left lane..i hated the feeling of goin 90mph and my mirror was less then a foot away from the center concrete divider.. but all in all glad ur stil with us:thumbup


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dsly1 said:
only 15 eh...... Its exactly 18 lanes across right were i slid through

Today the stretch of Highway 401 that passes through the Greater Toronto Area ranges from 6 to 18 lanes, and the stretch between Highway 403 and Brock Road in Pickering is thought to be the world's longest continuous stretch of highway having 10 or more lanes.

i get to drive this mess everyday

the corrected link again
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highway_401_(Ontario)

actually its 26 lanes wide, i said over 15 but didnt want to brag :laugh

check it...

:laugh

wikipedia for widest freeway

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Toro_Y
 

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looks like crazy fun
 
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