Car turn signals - outdated concept?

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  1. Phr3121

    Phr3121 Red Belt Platinum Member

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    I now count the number of idiots who drive in front of me and don't use their turn signal. On some trips it is 1 and other trips it is close to 10. I live in a city of 400,000 residents. Multiply that by the number of large cities in the state, and add on the cities of the other 49 states. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Who are these idiots? What exactly are they thinking and doing? It is a moving violation with a fine of around $75. Add $60 for the court fee. I would guess most don't give two shits about using a turn signal. Too much of a hassle. A task that is entirely too complicated for their little brains. Most are probably on the phone or texting.

    Also, what is it with this new phenomenon where a car will stop one or two car lengths away from the car in front at the traffic ligh? Move the fuck up! Line up in an orderly fashion. For fuck sakes! Learn how to share and use the road or stay home and take the bus. Women are the worst. Time to put on make up is when you are at home.
     
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    I've noticed it's even worse down South.
     
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    I'm always amazed at people who don't use it even when they're trying to pull out directly into another busy lane. It's like they don't even know it exists.
     
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    I'm quite certain that turn signals are optional....i would take it personal.
     
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    bad seed Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    did you just start driving today? Yeah, people are shitty and inconsiderate. Deal with it.
     
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    NZbetterthanOZ Banned Banned

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    Lack of roundabouts is why yanks don't know how to indicate.
     
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    Roundabouts are popping up everywhere around me.

    And without turn signals, I'd be sitting behind some asshole stopped in the road wondering what the fuck until I see him turn. No thank you.
     
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    It's important to use in many situations.
     
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    badascan Pugnacious Audacious Moral Nihilist Platinum Member

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    newsflash... people are stupid...
     
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    KONG-D'SNT-TAP Titanium Belt

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    The trick is to drive aggressively but always use you blinkers. That’s how I drive.

    Hey at least he’s signaling.


    I’ll cut you the fuck off but my signal will be on for it. Even the police respect that
     
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  18. Jesus X

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    people who don't use car signals will be involved in a car accident eventually.

    I think I haven't been in car accident in 16 years of driving because I signal every time and have learned to watch out for crappier drivers bad habits.
     
  19. Jesus X

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    traffic tickets are pretty cheap in Oklahoma the last traffic ticket I got in 2011 was 400 dollars for allegedly California stopping a stop sign.
     
  20. Tycho Brah

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    It also makes things easier for other aggressive drivers.

    It's safer for everyone if I know what your slow-ass is going to do well before you do it.

    It also means I don't have do slow down.

    Win-win
     

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