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Old 04-01-2013, 12:44 PM   #1321
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QFT. I was taught that if someone was in front of you and you wanted to politely ask him to move over, you flashed your lights. If you were that flashee, you pulled right to let people go by.
I was also taught that if somebody is passing you, when he has enough room to get back in your lane, flashing the headlights would let him know he had room.
Common courtesy, so absent these days. Regardless of speed: If somebody wants to go around you, let him. WTF do you get out of holding other people up, blocking them in, etc? Now he's got another reason to road-rage somebody on two wheels, like we're not big enough targets already.


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It's proper to turn on your left turn signal to indicate to the driver in front of you you wish to overtake. However I have never in my life seen another vehicle respond to that....
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:59 PM   #1322
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If someone else wants to go faster you really should GET THE HELL OUT OF THE WAY.
Most don't understand the points system for the right of way. You get one point for every pound of your vehicle (kg in metric areas...the proportions stay the same). If the vehicle that wants to pass has more RoW points due to their greater weight, let them pass. Equal points vehicles with the louder horn get a bonus point.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:08 PM   #1323
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It's proper to turn on your left turn signal to indicate to the driver in front of you you wish to overtake. However I have never in my life seen another vehicle respond to that....
I have. Takes em a bit to catch on tho.

...it seems to be 'less aggressive' than flashing the high beams.



Regardless, if someone has to tell you to move, you're DHUA.

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Old 04-01-2013, 09:36 PM   #1324
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I dunno why, but when I drive my car, I rage. Yell, scream, tell them they're number one.

I get on my bike, and nothing can phase me. I am zen.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:57 PM   #1325
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I dunno why, but when I drive my car, I rage. Yell, scream, tell them they're number one.

I get on my bike, and nothing can phase me. I am zen.


It's much easier to get past all the fucktards on a bike.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:23 PM   #1326
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I've only seen people move over for blinkers and flashed lights in Europe.


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Old 04-02-2013, 02:16 PM   #1327
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It's much easier to get past all the fucktards on a bike.
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:59 PM   #1328
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I've only seen people move over for blinkers and flashed lights in Europe.


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A lot of people in the U.S. won't move over, even when the lights being flashed at them are red and blue
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:27 PM   #1329
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Man hispanic women suck at driving, this lady and her daughter just pulled out right infront of me and there was nothing blocking her view of me coming, then her dumb ass lil beaner of a daughter is like smiling and shit when i confront them, makes me want to kill people. /rant ps, i swerved and avoided her and sorry for the racism but damn every time its a hispanic person, I think i should be a border patrol agent

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Old 04-03-2013, 06:25 PM   #1330
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My daily idiot award goes to the guy in the big dark gray Dodge truck jamming around in morning traffic, never signalling and making repeated bad lane changes seemingly at random and generally driving like a jerk - with three large faith-based stickers on the window and JOHN 3:3 on the bumper and vanity plate.

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Old 04-03-2013, 06:29 PM   #1331
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/rant ps, i swerved and avoided her and sorry for the racism but damn every time its a hispanic person, I think i should be a border patrol agent
It isn't racism any more. Now YOU are the minority.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:03 AM   #1332
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My daily idiot award goes to the guy in the big dark gray Dodge truck jamming around in morning traffic, never signalling and making repeated bad lane changes seemingly at random and generally driving like a jerk - with three large faith-based stickers on the window and JOHN 3:3 on the bumper and vanity plate.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:51 AM   #1333
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A lot of people in the U.S. won't move over, even when the lights being flashed at them are red and blue
In the US flashing your lights is often interpreted as antagonistic.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:55 AM   #1334
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In the US flashing your lights is often interpreted as antagonistic.
Any interaction is usually considered antagonistic here.

The most common thing down here is that the left lane is for cruising, and the right is for passing, apparently.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:59 AM   #1335
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