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Old 01-19-2012, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Idiots..........total idiots driving around when the visibility is very poor....and they are too lazy/dumb to turn on their headlights.
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:27 PM
 
Location: North Eastern U.S.
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It's probably been said already, but people who leave their high beams on, drive me insane. Especially when you've been on a dark road for a while. That glare from those lights are brutal!

Oh! And I HATE it when you're waiting in traffic and then you get some jack %$#'s that use the shoulder lane to drive by everyone else waiting in their proper lanes!
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Old 01-20-2012, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Lake Arlington Heights, IL
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Those who do not use turn signals.
Those that enter from a cross-street causing me to slow down to avoid accident when there is a huge, safer gap behind me.
Those who do not use headlights when raining, foggy, low visibilty. I know it won't help you see, nimrod, but it sure as heck will help me see you!
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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What irritates you about other people's driving habits?
The fact that I'm not the only one on the road. There for I hate every driver on the road.
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Old 01-20-2012, 05:34 PM
 
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- Not using signals
- Following too closely
- Following for long distances without passing, then suddenly get a wild hair to go storming by
- Erratic speed, up/down, up/down when they're in front of me
- Hanging out in the left lane
- Using a phone while driving
- Sudden lane changes
- Slowing down for green lights
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:34 PM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Here's one I haven't seen mentioned:

You're at a 4 way intersection waiting to turn left. Your light however gives no arrow and you must wait to yield to the oncoming traffic to cross.

The cars going straight take their sweet time getting across the intersection even though they can plainly see YOU waiting to turn left.
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:33 PM
 
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Bandon,
I believe you just should yield to oncoming traffic and don't expect people to be nice just because YOU are waiting.
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Bandon,
I believe you just should yield to oncoming traffic and don't expect people to be nice just because YOU are waiting.
Of course I yield to the oncoming traffic.

But I also try to be cognizant of other drivers. If I see a line of cars waiting to turn left and know they have no arrow, I try to hustle through the intersection. You have no idea how people drive around these parts. It's a common complaint in our area that people take 20 minutes to get up to the breakneck speed of 35.

Also, I wasn't just thinking of ME, thankyouverymuch. I was thinking of the long line of cars behind me who ALSO want to make it through the light.
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:57 AM
 
Location: DFW
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It's probably been said already, but people who leave their high beams on, drive me insane. Especially when you've been on a dark road for a while. That glare from those lights are brutal!

Oh! And I HATE it when you're waiting in traffic and then you get some jack %$#'s that use the shoulder lane to drive by everyone else waiting in their proper lanes!
I leave my reflector shades behind my back seat and visible outside the back window. Helps reduce the effects of someone with high beams behind (not to mention reflecting a fair amount of it back)!
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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I leave my reflector shades behind my back seat and visible outside the back window. Helps reduce the effects of someone with high beams behind (not to mention reflecting a fair amount of it back)!
Cool

You reminded me of a question. I've always been under the impression that turning your rearview mirror directly at the car behind you will reflect their high beams back at them. Is this true ?
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