Category Archives: Driving Etiquette

Give Driving 100% of Your Attention

When we sit behind a steering wheel, we are taking on the responsibility of propelling at least a ton of metal through space.  The higher the speed, the higher the force of impact that ton of metal has on any … Continue reading

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Honking the Horn

Only use your vehicle horn if you are in a vehicle and need to alert others you pose a dangerous threat to them. Sounding your vehicle horn does not remedy a traffic jam. Sounding your horn to communicate your road … Continue reading

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Handicapped Parking Etiquette – Do Not Judge

I witnessed a  terrible faux pas this afternoon.   A woman parked her vehicle in a handicapped parking space at the grocery store.  She had a handicapped parking pass appropriately displayed in her vehicle.  She was not in a wheelchair and … Continue reading

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Avoid The Blind Spot – Driving Etiquette

When driving on a roadway with 4 or more lanes, please avoid driving in another vehicle’s blind spot if possible. If the driver of the other vehicle needs to change lanes, you will not be seen when they check their … Continue reading

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Driving Etiquette – Merging Traffic Must Yield

I drive on expressways daily and am always cautious of merging traffic.  I frequently witness acts of rudeness and road rage as drivers attempt to make a spot for themselves in traffic whether they have the right of way or … Continue reading

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Driving Etiquette – Signaling With Headlights Gives OK To Pull In

If a semi truck or a vehicle pulling a trailer signals to pull in front of you, it is courteous to flash your lights to let the driver know there is a safe distance to pull in.  This is especially … Continue reading

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Driving Etiquette – Stopping In Right-Of-Ways

I understand the need to drop a passenger off at the door, unload or load your vehicle, ask for directions, or communicate with the driver of another vehicle. What I don’t understand is why people do these things in the … Continue reading

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Parking Space Hogs

No one wants to get a dent in their car door from another car door opening. It’s important to be careful when getting in and out of a car so your door does not fly open to hit a neighboring … Continue reading

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