"Also, why didn't they use the emergency hard shoulder - because 1) that`s for people stopping"
They`re not "for people stopping". They`re for emergency use.
That includes breakdowns. That includes the emergency services getting past traffic.
This video shows an ambulance being delayed, waiting for traffic to move out of the way and clear a path, because it was blocked from using the emergency lane by vehicles that shouldn`t have been stopped in it.
Monday, August 12, 2013 5:28:07 AM
I did police work in Germany. That's pretty accurate. I was however on the autobahn once. Iturned on my emergency eequipment....the guy in front of me slammed on his brakes and I rearended um.