We weren't aware of any plans for BMW to start up The Hire series again. Perhaps the owner of what looks to be a 3 Series in the following clip knows something we don't, and is looking to audition for the role of The Driver.

In any event, the wheelman attempts to squeeze between two cars on the highway, but quickly learns that lane-splitting is best left to those on two wheels. Any passing room that existed quickly disappears, but clearly, that's not enough to stop the driver. Click past the jump to watch the chaos unfurl.


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      Todd Fleming
      • 3 Years Ago
      were missing the other video where the driver gets beat senseless. Thats the video that needs to be posted for these idiots.
      csx3000
      • 3 Years Ago
      Dash-cams are not just for police, etc... Do a Google search. Either way, the BMW drive is at fault. It doesnt take a rocket scientist to see that speed was involved.
      TahsinZ
      • 3 Years Ago
      someone's been playing too much GTA IV
      Wolf
      • 3 Years Ago
      As a BMW driver I'm appalled at this kind of driving behavior. It would have taken 15 seconds to wait for the truck to finish passing. Nobody's life is worth that. I wouldn't try that and wouldn't want to be friends with anyone else who thought that it was a good idea to try.
      mrpinto
      • 3 Years Ago
      I was in a similar situation recently. I was driving in the left of two lanes, approaching to pass a car on the right. I was probably going about 10mph faster than the car (it was utility van actually) that I was trying to pass. In my mirror, I saw a Camaro approaching fast. Back of the envelope based on relative speeds - he was probably going somewhere between 100 and 115 on a 70mph freeway (not exaggerating). WAY faster than me, so he caught up quick and started to tailgate. So what did I do? I moved over to the right lane, let him by, then moved back over to the left and passed the van I was originally going to pass. Did I have to do that? No. Did I end up in a ditch like the guy in the video? No. Did I see the guy pulled over 15 minutes later with cops surrounding the vehicle? Yes. I think that's a result that me and my family (my passengers) can live with. Sure the other guy probably shouldn't have been going that fast or tailgating me, but my job as a driver is to keep my car safe, not prove some point about the intricacies of DMV regs.
        DC Mike
        • 3 Years Ago
        @mrpinto
        Seriously, I applaud you. So few people yield to faster traffic in the left lane it's mind-numbing. On the other hand doing over 90 on public roads is just being a dick. People are so quick to forget that other drivers are human beings with lives... not your personal set of slalom cones to weave in-and-out of at speeds that challenge your ability.
          Bird2112
          • 3 Years Ago
          @DC Mike
          Doing anywhere near 90 will get your license revoked in VA. Reckless = 20mph over the speed limit or in excess of 80 mph. Reckless = bye bye license in most cases.
        jus2funkee
        • 3 Years Ago
        @mrpinto
        Ok, gotta nitpick this one little thing: Actually, by law, you are REQUIRED to move over, and allow the faster car to pass on the left. slower traffic, keep right/ Left lane, passing only. Either of these can be applied. (You passed the truck, now, move over.) Any other way, is called 'impeding the flow of traffic', and is a ticketable offense. Funny though, you actually had 'the right of way' to complete YOUR pass, before having to move. I thank you for moving, before the azzhat became a threat to you and your family, and allowing justice to handle it, rather than blocking on purpose, which seems to be De Rigueur these days.
        mrpinto
        • 3 Years Ago
        @mrpinto
        " I was driving in the left of two lanes, approaching to pass a car on the right." To clarify, the car was on *my* right. I wasn't passing him on *his* right.
      suzq044
      • 3 Years Ago
      [sigh] .. what an idiot. Poor guy in the camera-car just lost his vehicle probably, because some idiot decided that it'd be an awesome idea to go between two cars than go around the guy on the right [after the truck].. I hope that big-rig wasn't involved after the CRV bounced off the camera-car. I hope the guy in the CRV is okay too. Stupid BMW driver. He could've held the brakes for a half second and gone around.
      fly by wireless
      • 3 Years Ago
      Don't be silly, folks. There's a 4th unmarked lane. /sarcasm
      Zacarious
      • 3 Years Ago
      It looks like the BMW hits the brakes after smashing up everything else. If I were in any of the other vehicles I would honestly wish for the BMW driver to just keep going, preventing me from beating said driver with a tire iron repeatedly.
      David
      • 3 Years Ago
      The orderliness of the passing (until the BMW shows up) does not look like the U.S.
      Bret Van Beek
      • 3 Years Ago
      Must be in Atlanta.
      miketim1
      • 3 Years Ago
      wow. . . . .
      Liam
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is what happens when idiots hog the passing lane for themselves, forcing faster cars to undertake. I'm glad the SOB flipped.
        PheelACCD
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Are you kidding? He was passing the car in the middle lane. So he had the right to be in the "passing lane"... Being glad that someone flipped is car is just wrong.
        Ak74
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Exactly what i thought about this. I hate these people.
        CarSnaab
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        The car was passing cars in both lanes to its right at a reasonable pace. The only idiot here (on the video anyway) is the BMW driver. Nobody forced him or her to make that move that wasn't there.
        Ak74
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Did you see he actually slowed down so he won't be able to pass him.
          CarSnaab
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Ak74
          And your point is? The BMW was right for smashing into two other cars, jeopardizing their lives, and snarling traffic behind?
        Narom
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Wasn't he passing a car that was in the middle lane? Dick.
        EricL
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Are you stupid? Did you not see he was clearly overtaking the other car? Oh wait... You probably drive a BMW.
        Adrian
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        I hate slow drivers in the fast lane as well, but this driver was using the lane as it is intended. He was going faster than the center lane, and that's all you can ask. BMW driver was in full cock mode.
          PheelACCD
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Adrian
          Exactly.
          Jim
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Adrian
          I'm glad someone said what I was thinking!
        Dwight Bynum Jr.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        Yeah, because the BMW driver braking and waiting for the driver in the left lane to pass the car in the middle lane just WASN'T an option in this situation... right? Pretty sure this is the most immature thing I've read on here all day. What are you, a Jetta driving, steering wheel beating, 16 year-old girl?
        reattadudes
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Liam
        it seems the car in the passing lane was moving along at a good clip, and was overtaking the car in the lane next to him. are you suggesting he wasn't overtaking the car quickly enough for your taste?? and you're glad the car flipped? would carnage and death made it better? what if there were kids in the car that were injured or killed? in case you didn't know, this isn't a resettable video game. sheesh.
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