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silverweb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-20-11 06:02 PM
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3. I'd imagine people can react differently.
I got an accidental contact high one time years ago and nearly drove off the road several times getting home. I hadn't even realized I was high until I found myself fixating on road-side signs and steering towards them. It was a very frightening experience.

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  -Is there anything wrong with driving while high on weed? Very_Boring_Name  Apr-20-11 05:56 PM   #0 
  - Hell, I get waylaid changing the radio stations! You don't want me high behind the wheel. And  gateley   Apr-20-11 05:59 PM   #1 
  - Being high impairs judgement, slows reflexes.  Paradoxical   Apr-20-11 06:01 PM   #2 
  - Pot is a mild stimulant at first  Mosby   Apr-20-11 06:18 PM   #11 
  - Stimulants can still slow motor skills.  Paradoxical   Apr-20-11 06:35 PM   #16 
  - My reflexes high off my ass  snooper2   Apr-21-11 09:00 AM   #79 
  - I'd imagine people can react differently.  silverweb   Apr-20-11 06:02 PM   #3 
  - Studies are mixed on the issue.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-20-11 06:03 PM   #4 
  - Reminds me of...  Cid_B   Apr-20-11 08:20 PM   #47 
  - The question is how much pot yields the same impairment as .08 BAC.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-20-11 10:13 PM   #61 
     - Until you run into a parked car...  Cid_B   Apr-20-11 10:31 PM   #62 
  - keyword: impairment!!! nt  verges   Apr-21-11 07:33 PM   #105 
     - Life is about varying degrees of impairment.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-21-11 10:46 PM   #109 
  - Having too much sugar, caffeine, or nicotine in your system can impair your coordination.  onehandle   Apr-20-11 06:09 PM   #5 
  - Like Gallegher said (1980, 1981 - around then)....  HopeHoops   Apr-20-11 06:09 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, you'll drive really slowly and think you're hauling ass. n/t  al_liberal   Apr-20-11 06:10 PM   #7 
  - you and me  Synicus Maximus   Apr-20-11 08:06 PM   #37 
  - What is it  JonLP24   Apr-20-11 06:11 PM   #8 
  - Huh? If you want flame wars, let's talk about Pete Rose going into the HoF or  madinmaryland   Apr-20-11 06:21 PM   #12 
     - Or "Farve haters are idiots"  JonLP24   Apr-20-11 06:24 PM   #13 
        - I didn't know it was that rant.  madinmaryland   Apr-20-11 07:40 PM   #32 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-20-11 06:15 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-11 06:15 PM   #10 
  - Your facts will never outweigh the strong feelings of others.  Rageneau   Apr-20-11 06:37 PM   #19 
  - I have strong feelings about stoner facts.  pintobean   Apr-20-11 06:52 PM   #26 
  - No prob Rag, I fixed it all below and reposted without the offending emotive expressions n/t  robdogbucky   Apr-21-11 09:27 AM   #85 
  - wish I could rec this response alone....  mike_c   Apr-20-11 07:12 PM   #28 
     - too bad it got deleted... n/t  Scout   Apr-20-11 08:13 PM   #44 
        - I've asked the administrators why....  mike_c   Apr-20-11 08:22 PM   #48 
        - I doubt many people got past the subject line.  pintobean   Apr-20-11 08:22 PM   #49 
           - NORML's White Paper?  robdogbucky   Apr-20-11 10:40 PM   #63 
              - So, how 'bout drunk driving and alcohol contributing to other deaths?  robdogbucky   Apr-20-11 10:52 PM   #66 
              - People would be amazed  robdogbucky   Apr-20-11 10:59 PM   #67 
              - Guess what is effective against hospital born infections?  robdogbucky   Apr-20-11 11:27 PM   #70 
              - A totally irrelevant reply to me and 3 replies to yourself?  pintobean   Apr-21-11 06:25 AM   #77 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-11 09:21 AM   #83 
              - that's the info that was deleted....  mike_c   Apr-21-11 05:40 PM   #94 
                 - I think it was the insults that accompanied the info  pintobean   Apr-21-11 06:48 PM   #98 
  - It's also wrong to drive high on many prescription drugs.  Luminous Animal   Apr-20-11 06:25 PM   #14 
  - Only if I'm talking on my cell phone, getting a blow job, eating a Double Down  MindPilot   Apr-20-11 06:33 PM   #15 
  - +10 n/t  eridani   Apr-21-11 04:28 AM   #76 
  - Are you at least wearing your seatbelt?  Incitatus   Apr-21-11 07:27 PM   #104 
  - I defer to Mr. Carl Sagan...  drokhole   Apr-20-11 06:35 PM   #17 
  - Very boring thread. n/t  ohheckyeah   Apr-20-11 06:35 PM   #18 
  - as long as you stay out of the left lane  guitar man   Apr-20-11 06:38 PM   #20 
  - Why are we being asked this moronic question?  aquart   Apr-20-11 06:39 PM   #21 
  - I have a couple of varietals that can make you catatonic.  Sonoman   Apr-20-11 06:43 PM   #22 
  - I live in Sonoma too. And I have the Dr. recommendation  DisgustipatedinCA   Apr-21-11 07:26 PM   #103 
     - Come on by, you can try 'em out.  Sonoman   Apr-21-11 08:46 PM   #107 
  - Though texting is worse, imo nt  flamingdem   Apr-20-11 06:44 PM   #23 
  - Bogus poll, and you know the answer.  MineralMan   Apr-20-11 06:48 PM   #24 
  - Give it a rest, already.  Ignis   Apr-20-11 06:50 PM   #25 
  - happy 4/20 to you to!  dionysus   Apr-20-11 06:53 PM   #27 
  - Definitely dangerous  slackmaster   Apr-20-11 07:12 PM   #29 
  - If you have to, I prefer driving with others on weed not alcohol, when's the last time  Imagevision   Apr-20-11 07:14 PM   #30 
  - I hear about it plenty, at least it is implied quite often.  EOTE   Apr-21-11 09:32 AM   #86 
  - depends if everyone is driving on weed or just you. eom  yawnmaster   Apr-20-11 07:15 PM   #31 
  - My doctor, who prescribes pot,  Cleita   Apr-20-11 07:43 PM   #33 
  - Depends on how many tokes one has had.  BlueJazz   Apr-20-11 08:01 PM   #34 
  - I just hate driving for half an hour just to go one block  lunatica   Apr-20-11 08:04 PM   #35 
  - You can't say anything wrong about pot here, why try?  Zywiec   Apr-20-11 08:04 PM   #36 
  - Being a stoner seems to be the only real litmus test here. nt  Codeine   Apr-20-11 08:07 PM   #38 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-20-11 08:09 PM   #41 
     - Temper, temper. nt  Codeine   Apr-20-11 08:12 PM   #42 
        - I wasn't talking about you...  devilgrrl   Apr-20-11 08:13 PM   #43 
        - Exactly, I thought stoners were chilled out? n/t  Zywiec   Apr-20-11 08:15 PM   #45 
        - you thought stupid  ReggieVeggie   Apr-20-11 09:07 PM   #56 
        - No surprise there.  pintobean   Apr-20-11 08:28 PM   #52 
           - Oh?  devilgrrl   Apr-20-11 09:08 PM   #57 
              - .  pintobean   Apr-20-11 10:11 PM   #60 
                 - Your point?  devilgrrl   Apr-20-11 10:47 PM   #64 
  - Yeah you can, I got some BUNK mexican crap last week  snooper2   Apr-21-11 09:02 AM   #80 
  - Actually, we require that the  Le Taz Hot   Apr-21-11 09:13 AM   #82 
  - A lot safer than all the assholes on cellphones driving  devilgrrl   Apr-20-11 08:08 PM   #39 
  - +1  ozone_man   Apr-21-11 07:51 PM   #106 
  - YES!  Liberal_in_LA   Apr-20-11 08:08 PM   #40 
  - Gee, another hit and run OP. Who could've seen that coming?  Forkboy   Apr-20-11 08:20 PM   #46 
  - Probably unsafe  houstonintc   Apr-20-11 08:25 PM   #50 
  - yes it slows down your reaction time.  craigmatic   Apr-20-11 08:27 PM   #51 
  - I think it has a lot to do with tolerance.  tritsofme   Apr-20-11 08:39 PM   #53 
  - I agree  JonLP24   Apr-20-11 08:41 PM   #54 
  - High!? You mean like your judgment is impaired?  Rex   Apr-20-11 08:41 PM   #55 
  - any drug that alters your perceptions  paulk   Apr-20-11 09:10 PM   #58 
  - I think that SOME people might be impaired for driving while smoking pot  astral   Apr-20-11 09:58 PM   #59 
  - Can't vote - too stoned - but not driving.  GoneOffShore   Apr-20-11 10:49 PM   #65 
  - I always drove slower and more cautious.  bigwillq   Apr-20-11 11:02 PM   #68 
  - Whaaat dooeeesss the yellloww liiight meannnn????  kwassa   Apr-20-11 11:18 PM   #69 
  - No, but it takes practice.  The Midway Rebel   Apr-20-11 11:52 PM   #71 
  - pot effects people differently and so does different types/amounts  TorchTheWitch   Apr-21-11 12:30 AM   #72 
  - Shouldn't drive high on anything.  Throd   Apr-21-11 12:38 AM   #73 
  - It is unsafe driving under the influence of any drug  fujiyama   Apr-21-11 12:43 AM   #74 
  - The driver doing 35mph on a freeway when it isn't rush hour would be the one on weed  eridani   Apr-21-11 04:25 AM   #75 
  - Weed, no way. Marijuana, maybe. Pot, definitely not.  JackRiddler   Apr-21-11 08:45 AM   #78 
  - tell it brother!  ReggieVeggie   Apr-21-11 05:09 PM   #88 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-11 09:05 AM   #81 
  - Actually, there's something quite good about it.  EOTE   Apr-21-11 09:23 AM   #84 
  - just as with alcohol consumption...  RainDog   Apr-21-11 09:40 AM   #87 
  - Why are they driving?  Wait Wut   Apr-21-11 05:27 PM   #89 
  - Especially if you're in the 6-foot circle...  kentuck   Apr-21-11 05:28 PM   #90 
  - You're going to damn slow  dkofos   Apr-21-11 05:29 PM   #91 
  - I buy milk in a box. nt  Obamanaut   Apr-21-11 05:29 PM   #92 
  - Depends on the person, tolerance and experience.  tekisui   Apr-21-11 05:37 PM   #93 
  - I've done it many times.  Blue_In_AK   Apr-21-11 05:40 PM   #95 
  - I imagine that context is usually rather important in almost any query...  LanternWaste   Apr-21-11 05:44 PM   #96 
  - this is a big reason I don't yet support legalization  raging_moderate   Apr-21-11 05:59 PM   #97 
  - Let me Smoke a Blunt, Take a Cruise...  fascisthunter   Apr-21-11 06:56 PM   #99 
  - I am twelve and what is this?  Kurovski   Apr-21-11 07:19 PM   #100 
  - I'm sure there are thousands on the road stoned right now...  JuniperLea   Apr-21-11 07:21 PM   #101 
  - I can never concentrate on the road when I'm laughing too much  Canuckistanian   Apr-21-11 07:21 PM   #102 
  - It can be very dangerous  Taverner   Apr-21-11 08:49 PM   #108 
  - Considering that I've called the police on people driving under the influence...  Xithras   Apr-21-11 10:54 PM   #110 
  - It's as bad as driving while drunk or using your cell phone to talk or text.  Better Believe It   Apr-21-11 10:58 PM   #111 
  - No! I was always driving really slow every time I had an accident when  Zorra   Apr-22-11 12:08 AM   #112 
 

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