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      01-15-2021, 11:47 AM   #45
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The people who don't know how to merge onto a freeway (expressway, etc.). You're on the main road, but you have to slow down, until they can "merge" in.
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      01-15-2021, 12:53 PM   #46
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I can't describe how much better I feel and how much more relaxing it is. Result: My anxiety issues have reduced significantly and I get to my destination at the same time I would have anyway.
I get this feeling when I'm towing the RV. While there are still some idiots here and there the fact that I'm just chillin in the right lane, going slow as fuck is very relaxing. Even when we get somewhere and I'm driving around in the truck without the RV I'm much more relaxed than in my cars at home.

I'm sure part of that is the truck just isn't fun to drive fast, but also I think we have some of the worst drivers anywhere in the country here. As soon as we get back home my driving anxiety kicks in!

I try to relax when driving at home.... but it's hard! I'm usually never in a rush since I'm not on any schedule, but still going slow for no reason makes my blood boil. That being said I NEVER weave through traffic when there is traffic or any of that shit. However when the highway is mostly empty except for some dickheads blocking the left lane.... I just can't!!!
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      01-15-2021, 01:21 PM   #47
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To summarize all of my complaints about other drivers, remove the people from the equation and everything will be fine. Other people, what a bunch of bastards.

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People shooting at each other on the interstate. It's a Memphis thing.
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I get this feeling when I'm towing the RV. While there are still some idiots here and there the fact that I'm just chillin in the right lane, going slow as fuck is very relaxing. Even when we get somewhere and I'm driving around in the truck without the RV I'm much more relaxed than in my cars at home.

I'm sure part of that is the truck just isn't fun to drive fast, but also I think we have some of the worst drivers anywhere in the country here. As soon as we get back home my driving anxiety kicks in!

I try to relax when driving at home.... but it's hard! I'm usually never in a rush since I'm not on any schedule, but still going slow for no reason makes my blood boil. That being said I NEVER weave through traffic when there is traffic or any of that shit. However when the highway is mostly empty except for some dickheads blocking the left lane.... I just can't!!!
Going slowing and still getting 12MPG. Oh the joys of RV camping.
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Going slowing and still getting 12MPG. Oh the joys of RV camping.
I don't even look at my MPGs anymore. Plus with a 48 gallon tank I don't have to deal with it for a while. The one thing I actually like about having a diesel is using the truck stops for fuel when towing. Plus I signed up for some fleet discount program that ends up making it about the same price as regular gas sometimes cheaper.
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      01-15-2021, 03:08 PM   #50
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I enjoy, daily, the people right outside of my work that don't understand how a Yield sign works, especially when I have right of way.

I turn left across the intersection and they coming directly at me, with a yield to go right. I can't tell you how many times I've almost been sideswiped. It's a daily guessing game.
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I think most of the below were already mentioned, but some might not have made it...



People who don't securely tie the load on to their vehicles

People who don't turn on headlights in the dark/foul weather (yeah they might have some visibility with DRLs at night/fog/downpour but people from behind can't see these cars)

People cutting across 4 lanes in the highway to make an exit

People who don't signal when changing lanes

People who dangerously weave in and out of lanes

People who reverse on highway shoulders to get out on an exit

People who cut across solid white lines

People who try to cut into the left turn lane at the last minute

People who let in those trying to cut into the turn lane (and thereby making you miss the light cycle)

People who do not pay attention at the light in the turn lane (and thereby making you miss the light cycle)

People who speed up just so you can't pass them

People who clog up the left lane

People who ignore yield signs

People who ignore/don't know how to operate in traffic circles

People who ignore/don't know how to operate in 4 way stop signs

People who ignore/don't know how to operate in traffic light outages

People who drive without cats/mufflers

People who have not properly adjusted headlight beams

People that play insanely loud music that drowns out whatever you're supposedly listening to in your own car

People who toss crap out the window while driving

People who roll coal

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      01-15-2021, 04:46 PM   #52
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The usual: left lane campers, slow drivers (who always seem to speed in parking lots and neighborhoods), people who weave through traffic. Red light runners are the worst, especially the egregious ones who still try to run 2-3 seconds after the light changes and other cars have clearly entered the intersection.

I will admit I can be an aggressive driver. On main roads I'll generally go 5-10mph above the speed limit and on the highway I like to go at least 80-85. Speeding really doesn't make much of a difference in your ETA, maybe a few minutes. But I just enjoy driving faster too.

However when there are a lot of people on the highway and just miles of cars ahead (as is often the case in the LA area), there really is no point of getting ahead of somebody in the left lane just to get stuck behind another.
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      01-15-2021, 10:09 PM   #53
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easy. people who miss an exit or know they might miss a turn who instead of just taking the next exit like any sensible person would, they toss out their common sense (although if you do this i dont know if you have any common sense in the first place) and violate every traffic law in existence to make their exit.
...or the people who miss their exit, pull into the breakdown lane on the shoulder, and then drive in reverse.
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      01-15-2021, 10:25 PM   #54
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"common courtesy"? Please. Stop trying to be manager of the universe.
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      01-16-2021, 10:15 AM   #55
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Highway shufflers. The ones that pass you, then you end up passing them down the road because they keep changing their speed.

People that drift into your lane on two lane turns, or on roundabouts.

People that don’t go on a green turn signal at a light because they’re looking at the main stoplight.

When it’s clear someone doesn’t know where tf they’re going so they do this thing where they slow down near a turn, then speed up, then slow down until they find what they’re looking for.

People that speed past you then cut in front to make a turn when it’s the middle of the night and there was no one behind you to begin with so you’re sitting there thinking wtf was the point of that

People that throw their lit cigarette out of their car.

People going 20 under because there’s a bit of rain outside.

When you’re driving down the road and see a car about to turn onto the road, and instead of waiting for you to pass since there’s no one behind you for a while, they go in front of you forcing you to slam on your brakes or go to the other lane.

People that navigate through a parking lot by going over the parking lots as a short cut rather than using the designated lanes. Not a problem when there’s hardly anyone in the parking lot, but not really a good idea during busy hours.

People that leave their brights on, or don’t have their lights on at all when it’s basically dark out.

Prius drivers and Outback drivers.

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I will sometimes stare at the person with the poor driving habits that people have mentioned here as I drive by them. I’ve noticed a common facial expression.


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      01-16-2021, 06:16 PM   #56
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People who won't make a U-turn unless there's a sign allowing it.

People who don't know to stay in their turn lane.
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I forgot one you are all going to agree with.

Driving in rural areas, the peed is say 80kmh (55mph) and Joe Dikhead is doing 65 and you just cannot safely pass. Then, we hit a town with three warning signs to reduce speed down to 50 and he just relentlessly keeps doing 65.

The level of obliviousness is off the charts with the numpties.
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      01-16-2021, 08:03 PM   #58
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People that merge onto the interstate and then immediately zoom across 3 lanes of traffic to get to the left lane when the other lanes of traffic were already open anyway…

THIS is my biggest irritation, hands down! I particularly hate it when there is no one on the highway and they just drift to the left lane like there is a huge effin’ magnet pulling them to the left! I wish nothing but flat tires for these demons!
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      01-16-2021, 08:32 PM   #59
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People turning either left or right who feel its necessary to steer opposite direction before turning the way they actually want to turn.
COME ON!.........YOU ARE'NT DRIVING FOOKING A TRACTOR TRAILER. FFS.
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Cars on a two lane road next to each other pacing themselves so that nobody can get by. They're always 1-2 miles an hour under the speed limit too. Massively irritating.
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Cars on a two lane road next to each other pacing themselves so that nobody can get by. They're always 1-2 miles an hour under the speed limit too. Massively irritating.
Exactly what I wrote. It’s beyond arrogant.
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      01-17-2021, 02:10 AM   #62
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People turning either left or right who feel its necessary to steer opposite direction before turning the way they actually want to turn.
COME ON!.........YOU ARE'NT DRIVING FOOKING A TRACTOR TRAILER. FFS.
....with no regard to the other vehicle next/behind to them. See my original post.
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When your sitting at a red light and the person behind you keeps inching closer and closer to your bumper. WTF....are you trying to latch onto my bumper???
Had a lady behind me do this a few months ago, and low and behold I’m looking in my rear view mirror and she’s looking down on her cell phone. I decided to honk my horn, and she quickly looked up and hit her brakes! PAY ATTENTION!!!
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When your sitting at a red light and the person behind you keeps inching closer and closer to your bumper. WTF....are you trying to latch onto my bumper???
Had a lady behind me do this a few months ago, and low and behold I’m looking in my rear view mirror and she’s looking down on her cell phone. I decided to honk my horn, and she quickly looked up and hit her brakes! PAY ATTENTION!!!
This is where big V8 with exhaust is king. Every time I see their eyes flip down to the phone in the rear view mirror, I blip the throttle. Endless fun.
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      01-17-2021, 11:00 AM   #66
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Not stopping on the thick white line at intersections and instead rolling onto the pedestrian crossing lines.. or for pedestrians in general when they have the right of way. Lots of fatalities in Toronto area for this, along with cyclists.

I've been rear ended twice in different cars because people aren't expecting you to stop for other people or something... Once was at a 4 way stop sign with people crossing the road in front of me. The other was when turning right, I had to slow and stop to let people clear the road and wham. In a place where distracted driving is heavily fined, everyone seems to still do it.
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