There are vehicles that, fair or not, will forever be associated with jerky drivers. But as this very recent footage from an in-car camera shows, even the most mundane of sedans can be piloted by an ass.

In this video, the driver of one very beige Toyota Camry is driving like a person choked with rage. Though we don't see which (if any) actions by our camera car might have lead up to the tirade, we do see the Camry driver swerving from lane to lane, in multiple attempts to get in front of and brake check the couple in the recording.

According to the text associated with the YouTube video, the offending incident took place last week, on a section of I-880 near Fremont, CA. The uploader has gone so far as to include the date, time and license plate number of the Camry driver, in hopes, we guess, that some kind of legal action can be taken against him. Take a closer look for yourself in the video below.



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      Jonathan Wayne
      • 1 Year Ago
      I watched both videos and there is no justification for the behavior of the driver of the Camry, he should be arrested and his license revoked. He could have killed and injured a lot of people.
        Klep
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jonathan Wayne
        I agree, although at the end of the first vid it sounds like he's saying he's about to brake check the Camry, hence the Camry would have returned the favor here. What I don't get it why the camera car passing the Camry (avoiding a wreck) as it did would anger the Camry SO much.
          Nowuries
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Klep
          Because there is still video left out where the guy clearly brake-checked the camry (based on his comment at about 40s in this video) that caused the road rage. Both are absolutely at fault, and not just because they both drive crappy cars...
      daveogermany
      • 1 Year Ago
      I don't think speeding up is the answer. In those situations I'd definitely slow down and let him get ahead in traffic to avoid danger. His fault or not, on camera or not, I don't want to be involved in an accident. But the Camry driver clearly needs to be cited or at least warned by CHP.
        FatManChew
        • 1 Year Ago
        @daveogermany
        Warned? How about 2 years no license and an assault with a dangerous weapons charge?
        mawhalen53
        • 1 Year Ago
        @daveogermany
        Agreed, speeding up might be tempting but it only escalates the situation and puts others at risk. I would have shifted to the right lanes, dropped speed once I had an exit in sight, and asked my girlfriend to call CHP.
      MotionDesigner
      • 1 Year Ago
      Incidents involving road raging asshats who swerve through traffic and tailgate for absolutely zero reason are far more dangerous and hazardous than someone simply going 10-15mph above the speed limit. Yet you got these fat pigs sitting on the side of the road with their cameras pointed only caring about speeders to fill their monthly quota. Tailgating people for zero reason should be considered worse than speeding.
        Greg
        • 1 Year Ago
        @MotionDesigner
        They catch speeders because it's a terribly simple offense to prosecute. Also, the purpose of traffic stops is to find people with outstanding warrants and other issues, not simply to promote safety.
      Heeltoehero
      • 1 Year Ago
      Those kinds of people need their license revoked. I don't care if the camera car somehow pissed them off, endangering the lives of dozens of people on that freeway is reason for jail time.
      desinerd1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like you don't need to buy a $100k BMW to have fun or be a douchebag on the road.
        Klep
        • 1 Year Ago
        @desinerd1
        Can we just close the comments on this article, please? The best one is right here. ^
      Trevor
      • 1 Year Ago
      Here is what provoked him, this is the first video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HC-TYxYZHpE)
        mkM3
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Trevor
        So the guy shooting the video was so-called "undercutting" in an effort to blow by slower traffic. I have to say, he was indeed going quite fast from the looks of things. I do this now and again myself, however, there are obvious risks with it as we see here. People don't necessarily expect someone to fly by at a high speed on the right. However, that does not give the guy in the Camry a license to whip himself into a tizzy and go off, especially since he was about to execute a very lazy drifting lane-change without signaling. in situations like this when someone is hell bent on checking you, it is probably best to get behind a car in a slow lane until they get tired and speed off.
          mawhalen53
          • 1 Year Ago
          @mkM3
          I have the pleasure of driving the 880 daily, and to be honest undertaking / right lane passing is hard to avoid if you want to move at a decent clip. As you can see in the 'beginning' video, the HOV lane is blocked by slow traffic, the non-HOV left (passing) lane is blocked by a bus carrying on at a very slow pace, and then our friend in the Camry is in the lane adjacent. I hate passing on the right, but the 880 is usually populated by inattentive / unaware drivers who stifle normal traffic flow.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @mkM3
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      Justin
      • 1 Year Ago
      Person should have their license taken away.
      JH
      • 1 Year Ago
      Odd the Camry driver is mad at the camera car when it is the Camry that almost caused the original accident! Unfortunately, this is all too common on California freeways. Slower traffic doesn't keep right, forcing people to pass on the right as the camera car did. Worse, drivers who were blocking the left lane majically find the gas pedal when they see people passing on the right in an attempt to thwart the pass. Can we not drive as the Europeans do where slower traffic actually keeps to the right? Traffic would flow safety an efficiently.
      Agilis
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is exactly why I have a dash cam... I would have recorded as much I could, dropped to 3rd, and taken off. If I happened to come across a cop who was obliged to pull me over, I would have showed the trooper the video. If not, do exactly what this person did. This is when the Interwebz shine.
      James B
      • 1 Year Ago
      There's a smaller clip that shows how this possibly got started: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HC-TYxYZHpE
      waetherman
      • 1 Year Ago
      Cops should arrest the guy take away his license, put him in jail for 6 months for reckless endangerment. How may times do we hear about someone getting arrested because they post a video of themselves speeding or something, but rarely for a video catching someone else behaving badly?
      Vinuuz
      • 1 Year Ago
      Watched a lady in a Ford Fiesta drive very similar yesterday while I was on my weekly commute to workplace. I just let her pass as she was driving like 2 feet from my tail. Only for her to cut back in front of me and slow down to below the speed limit. I guess she just needed to go past me for some strange reason.
        MotionDesigner
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Vinuuz
        Those people are the worst. They will tailgate the heck out of you as if they're in some mad rush to get somewhere, yet when they overtake you they simply slow back down and keep pace with traffic once they're in front. These people have some type of psychological insecurity about behind behind other cars. They simply want to be in the front of the pack.
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