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Old 10-14-2003, 12:50 PM
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Angry What is your driving-related pet peeve?

What is your driving-related pet peeve? Here is one of mine: people who drive with their fog lights on in clear weather.
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:52 PM
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I have many, but one that really bothers me is driving in the rain without headlights on. In some states, it's law....wipers on, lights on.
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:53 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:55 PM
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People who rest their legs/feet on the dashboard. Passengers AND drivers.
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:50 PM
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People who rest their legs/feet on the dashboard. Passengers AND drivers.
DRIVERS?

That I would like to see!!!
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People who rest their legs/feet on the dashboard. Passengers AND drivers.
Have never experienced this. Does anyone really do that?
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:55 PM
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I have many, but one that really bothers me is driving in the rain without headlights on. In some states, it's law....wipers on, lights on.
canada mandated the drl law so that wouldn't happen. i laugh at people who drives suv's and thinks that drl's waste energy.
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:56 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:57 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 12:59 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:01 PM
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Those who feel the need to clean their windshields at 80mph with a roadster behind them. I already had a shower!

Especially annoying when everyone is driving into a sunset (or sunrise) and one jerk decides it's time to clean... causing the 4 cars behind him to have to slow down due to even greater reduced visibility due to over-spray. Not to mention the hazard they pose by not being able to see during the process.

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Old 10-14-2003, 02:03 PM
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Old 10-16-2003, 02:49 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:06 PM
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I drive by 3 yield sign on my daily commute and every day on at least one of those someone stops for reasons I do not understand.
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Old 10-14-2003, 02:02 PM
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Actually, sometimes a yield sign is posted right before a mini loopy on-ramp merges into very fast traffic. In this case, one must stop since there is no way to go moderate speed and then cut in, simply no time to make relative judgement on how fast the approching vehicles are going. So, must wait til train of cars stop showing up. I know I've stopped at a lot of yield signs when the situation is very tricky.

However, I do see your point very clearly when you have perfect view of on coming traffic, especially when there is not a single car coming in the main lane.
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:52 PM
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I have many, but one that really bothers me is driving in the rain without headlights on. In some states, it's law....wipers on, lights on.
If this is on the top of your list, I don't want to see the others...
C'mon, let's hear them.

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Old 10-14-2003, 01:55 PM
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If this is on the top of your list, I don't want to see the others...
It's rainy out this afternoon...just anticipating jackasses driving without lights.
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:59 PM
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It's rainy out this afternoon...just anticipating jackasses driving without lights.
Jackasses shouldn't drive. Period.
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:03 PM
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I'm not sure any of 'em know what that stalk on the left side of the steering wheel column is.

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Old 10-14-2003, 02:00 PM
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Lately, it's been crazy or unaware pedestrians that cross the street from any where, and at any time.

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Old 10-16-2003, 09:09 AM
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Lately, it's been crazy or unaware pedestrians that cross the street from any where, and at any time.

Ed

As soon as i saw that, i knew it was from a fellow Vancouverite...!!


What's up with that anyways...? What's with these drivers full braking to a stop on a 6 lane roadway (Hastings and Boundry?) to let a pedestrian jaywalk during heavy traffic!!
Let them go to a light or wait til it's clear, goddammit!!!!

The pedestrians in this city now think it's actually their RIGHT to stroll out into the road... anywhere... and take their sweet time crossing...
I have never seen that attitude anywhere else 'en masse' like here...

I'd beat them with a 'stupid stick' but i think someone already beat me too it...
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Old 10-14-2003, 02:05 PM
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What is your driving-related pet peeve? Here is one of mine: people who drive with their fog lights on in clear weather.
One of my pet peeves is when I drive on UT Campus and there are a bunch of cute college girls walking on the side walk in tank tops and short shorts and slippers and I just cannot continue to look at them because I have to keep up with traffic at 25mph with no visible red light or stop signs coming up!

Honestly, it's gotta be people driving 55mph on a 65mph highway in the inner-most fast lane with no intention of merging to the right lane and letting you pass.
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Old 10-14-2003, 02:11 PM
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One of my pet peeves is when I drive on UT Campus and there are a bunch of cute college girls walking on the side walk in tank tops and short shorts and slippers and I just cannot continue to look at them because I have to keep up with traffic at 25mph with no visible red light or stop signs coming up!
You have that problem too?
Man, some of those girls should be arrested for causing traffic jam, I tell ya.
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Old 10-14-2003, 02:16 PM
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You have that problem too?
Man, some of those girls should be arrested for causing traffic jam, I tell ya.
traffic jams due to rubbernecking?
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Old 10-14-2003, 02:34 PM
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You have that problem too?
Man, some of those girls should be arrested for causing traffic jam, I tell ya.
I remember back in college, I was driving on campus and was going uphill curving to the left. There was an info booth for visitors but I forgot about it while looking at a beautiful girl walking on the sidewalk. Then I looked back towards the forward direction and almost hit the info booth. It would have been seriously embarassing if that actually had happened. But then again, who knows, I might just meet the girl and she would melt that I hit the info booth for her.
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