rubbernecking


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rub·ber·neck

 (rŭb′ər-nĕk′) Slang
intr.v. rub·ber·necked, rub·ber·neck·ing, rub·ber·necks
To look about or survey with unsophisticated wonderment or curiosity.
n.
A rubbernecker.

rubbernecking

(ˈrʌbəˌnekɪŋ)
adj
informal staring or gaping inquisitively, esp in a naive or foolish manner
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Don't endanger yourself and those around you by rubbernecking.
Those rubbernecking on the westbound you're causing congestion, concentrate on your own driving.
Whether we're rubbernecking or resisting, have we misplaced our focus?
The warning comes after dozens of drivers received hefty fines for rubbernecking on the country's roads, as new 1,000 dirham ($270) fines came into force.
Among the most annoying driving experiences is to endure a long traffic jam only to discover that the cause of the delay is not an accident on your side of the road, but rubbernecking at the results of an accident on the other side.
You don't want to watch, or certainly feel like you shouldn't - but rubbernecking is inevitable.
This includes: Getting out of the way of an ambulance; not rubbernecking when passing an accident scene; not following an ambulance to get out of traffic; and not using the hard shoulder.
POLICE will prosecute 80 rubbernecking drivers who crawled past a motorway crash so they could film it.
THESE are the screens which will be used to stop rubbernecking motorists causing tailbacks and further collisions at accidents on the A55.
Muscat: Motorists who are guilty of rubbernecking are putting other people's life at risk, Royal Oman Police (ROP) has said.
In a few very rare cases Schott proposes a sesquipedalian teutonym where a perfectly serviceable English term already exists--there's no pressing need for Pissoirzuruckhaltung when we already have paruresis, nor Schwiegermutterkurvenlanghals when rubbernecking will do.
Most of this telly is pure car-crash but I just can't help rubbernecking.