A foul-mouthed motorist with a ‘Big Oaf’ number plate who dubbed a coach driver ‘f***ing scum’ and told him to ‘get a proper job’ has been dubbed ‘the new Ronnie Pickering’.
The unnamed VW Arteon driver – wearing a large ‘Fast and Fuhrerious’ T-shirt – flew into a rage after finding he couldn’t pass a coach down a narrow road.
Both drivers then refused to to back-down which led to an hilarious 15-minute stand-off in which the ‘Big Oaf’ launched into a foul-mouthed tirade.
The overweight VW driver exited his vehicle and launched a volley of abuse through the coach window at the stunned driver.
The bald man in his 50s can be heard saying ‘get a proper job and shut your mouth’ to the coach driver and calling him ‘f*****g scum’.
The road rage driver was sporting a strange T-shirt referencing the Fast and Furious movies and Adolf Hitler
Pictured: The motorist rages at a coach driver in Warrington as he branded him ‘f***ing scum’
Pictured: The foul-mouthed man next to his ‘BI8 OAF’ car, which he screamed cost £40,000
When the coach driver asks, ‘why are you being abusive?’, the other man says, ‘because I can be’ before bragging about his ‘£40,000 car’.
The coach driver, who works for a company called LMTravel, then asks what a proper job is, to which the other man replies ‘my job’, before saying that he owns his own business.
The ‘businessman’ then got his camera phone out and took a picture of the bearded coach driver who obligingly gave him both thumbs up.
He was wearing a grey T-Shirt with pictures of two tanks alongside the words ‘Fast and Fuhrerious’, which is a reference to Adolf Hitler, whose title was Fuhrer.
Pictured: The bald man rages at a coach driver after leaving his car to scream abuse at the man
The standoff eventually comes to an end when the coach driver backs up and makes way for the furious Volkswagen driver, whose personal number plate reads ‘BI8 0AF’.
The three minute and 45 second video was taken by a fellow road-user, who got his camera out after waiting for the pair to resolve the issue for ten minutes.
The incident happened on Penny Lane in the Burtonwood area of Warrington, Cheshire, at around 3pm on Saturday, August 10.
Five cars can be seen queuing behind the coach while the two drivers continued to argue, oblivious of everyone else.
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The man who took the video can be heard pleading with the motorists to bring the ordeal to an end, adding that he has children in his car.
Social media-users have jumped to the defence of the coach driver, whose identity also is not known.
Posting on Facebook, Matty Sim wrote: ‘What an absolute sausage just move your car and calm down before your your blood pressure and cholesterol rockets.’
Carly Mortlock added: ‘You are not the centre of the universe no matter what you drive.’
The coach driver was seen trolling his abuser as the angry motorist shouted ‘get a proper job’ at him during the strange tirade
Daniel Tse said: ‘Just let the coach driver through! Poor guy is just trying to do his job on over crowded roads and much harder to manoeuvre than a quick reverse by the car!’
Helen Oldfield added: ‘Well done to the coach driver show a bigger attitude and moving! Unlike that ignorant abusive OAF thinking he’s the big I am!’
Lee Marsh, who owns LMTravel, said: ‘Our driver handled the situation brilliantly, we’re really pleased with the way he dealt with it. He was professional despite the behaviour of the other driver.
Pickering berates the moped rider before asking the motorcyclist whether he knew who he was. When the man fails to respond Pickering informs him: ‘I’m Ronnie Pickering’
‘Common sense should tell you that the Volkswagen should have backed up and let the coach go. He has made himself look like a bit of a fool to be honest.’
A granddad from Hull called Ronnie Pickering hit the headlines in 2015 when he became embroiled in his own road rage incident with a motorcyclist.
In the video, Ronnie Pickering can be heard asking the rider; ‘Do you know who I am?’ before being asked whom and replying; ‘I am Ronnie Pickering.’
The coach company has been approached for comment.
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