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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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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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Anyone going slower than I want to go.

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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, 01:02 PM
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:03 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, 01:07 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!

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Old 10-14-2003, 01:10 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!
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:13 PM
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People who smoke in front of me when I have the top down. Not only do I get the benefit of their stink, but when they flick their butt out, I'm always afraid it's going to end up in my car. Use the ashtray in your damn car people!
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:36 PM
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Oh yeah, and cops.
Nicky I take offense to that

I hate people who don't use their singal when turning or changing lanes.
Why do manufactures put them in cars if people aren't going to use them
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Old 10-14-2003, 01:37 PM
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Local jurisdictional revenue enhancement performed under the guise of speed enforcement.

In other words, pulling people over who are just driving, safely, but in excess of the posted limits in a production line manner and writing meaty tickets.
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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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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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...when they flick their butt out, I'm always afraid it's going to end up in my car.
You wish!

Actually this is the same as my biggest pet peeve...people flicking their cigarette butts out.
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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, 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 10-14-2003, 02:02 PM
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stopping at Yield signs
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, 02:03 PM
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