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View Poll Results: Do you use your turn signals?
Yes, all the time 58 60.42%
Yes, most of the time 33 34.38%
Sometimes or seldom 3 3.13%
No 2 2.08%
Voters: 96. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-25-2010, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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Most of the accidents, in the town I live in, are caused by people not using their turn signals. How ignorant to not use them when changing lanes or turning onto another road ahead. No signals...an accident waiting to happen. Think about that!
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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I usually only use my turn signals if I'm drinking a beer. I don't need to get pulled over for something petty and then end up getting arrested for an open container.

This stupid country is always trying to hold me down.
All I got to say is: don't kill yourself, other folks, and don't get caught. Good luck to you...
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Denver
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All I got to say is: don't kill yourself, other folks, and don't get caught. Good luck to you...
haha, do you think if I was actually serious I would post that online?
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:28 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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Well, if LasVegasDrunk sees this thread, I'm sure he'll call me on it. But YES, I use my turn signals all the time.

20yrsinBranson
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:37 PM
 
Location: Bayou City
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The problem around here is the people who leave their turn signals AFTER they have turned or merge onto the interstate. I see it everyday.
Yeah I hate that. I flash the beams at 'em sometimes as I'm coming up alongside.
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Bayou City
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Most of the accidents, in the town I live in, are caused by people not using their turn signals. How ignorant to not use them when changing lanes or turning onto another road ahead. No signals...an accident waiting to happen. Think about that!
True. I especially hate it when I'm neck and neck with someone on the highway one lane over and the minute I put on my blinkers to signal my intent to change into the lane next to them, they suddenly decide to do the same, without their blinkers of course.
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Old 03-26-2010, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I've noticed that the use of turn signals has gone downhill significantly in the past 10 or 15 years. Have no idea why.

What I wish people would do also is put on their signal when they're about to pull out in front of you from being parked at the side of the street. It's disconcerting to be tooling down the road when suddenly what appeared to be a parked car pulls out in front of you.
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Old 03-26-2010, 11:59 AM
 
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The only times I fail to use the signal is when I'm turning into a driveway or a store parking place (and there isn't anyone else behind me). It was already mentioned but I do not like it when someone mashes their brakes first then signal because that's a good way to trigger an accident. Other than the first two example, I always use the turn signal when there are cars behind me.
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Old 03-26-2010, 02:37 PM
 
Location: BUFFALO, NY
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You should always technically use your turning signal 100 ft. before you turn...No one follows that! On highways, it's a different story obviously- but why don't people use them anymore!?!?
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Old 03-28-2010, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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People who don't signal regularly should have their licenses revoked.
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