have you noticed that there are a lot of drivers out there that have never

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  1. lethal tupperwa

    lethal tupperwa

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    checked their "turn signal fluid"?

    they might be the same idiots that drive after dark (when 99% of other drivers have their
    headlights on) with theirs off.
     
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    Steel Head Tactical Cat

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    I'm guessing about 80%
    In my area don't use them.
    :fist:
     
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    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    In Florida, the turn signals are actually used by many whether they are turning or not. It starts at the dealer's lot.

    They are bound to turn eventually, with a 40-60% chance of guessing right.
     
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    Yes, this and never, EVER stop at red lights and ignore stop signs and yield signs.
    Not enough traffic cops around to make a difference , so they take full advantage of that fact, roll the dice and go-go-go.
     
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    I think many believe that if they warn you ahead of time, you might decide to block them from turning, so they spring it on you (if they signal at all) so you don't have time to respond in any manner.
     
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    When I first moved to Austin Texas, a local told me that if I come up on a car with the turn signal on, pay no attention to it. It was probably on when driver bought the car!
     
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    This is why I always wait to see an oncoming car actually begin to turn onto the street that I'm exiting, before I proceed to pull out.

    Flashing turn signals come with no guarantees.
     
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    In this state they don't bother to install them on new vehicles.
     
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    Just today on major highway a car ahead of me slowed down quickly. @ 65 to @35 mph. Pulls to right AND puts on LEFT turn signal.... So I carefully pull past on left. And car makes left turn behind me...
     
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    My wife is a serial no-turn-signal-using person. Drives me nuts.

    I'm practically fanatical about signalling. I turned into the driveway of my home last night, on a deserted country road, without signalling... and felt guilty about it.
     
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    I don't use TS, it's nobody's business where I'm going.
     
  12. lethal tupperwa

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    before turn signals were installed the guy that invented them had letters from the major car makers saying, that there would not be a need for them.
     
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    People around here seem to have trouble with the go pedal. So many slow, pokey drivers, usually in the left lane, busy on the phone, blocking progress. Their rear-view mirror must not work either, or they'd notice all the cars stacked up behind them.
    That green light up there ain't gettin' no greener.
     
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    In Chicago signaling a lane change is a sure way to make sure that nobody lets you in.

    Signaling is rarely actually needed on turns because so much of the city has turn only lanes... I think that it's assumed that being in a turn only lane obligates one to turn (though it doesn't actually).

    Signaling happens most often when a cop is present.
     
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    I live out side a small mountain tourist town, so most of the year turn signals are optional and seldom indicate what the driver will do.

    And most of the locals have their cars delivered from the factory with brights only. No option for low beam.

    Dave
     
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    Around here, the vehicles most likely to not have turn signal fluid are expensive luxury cars, sports cars/muscle cars, and 4x4s with lift kits.
     
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    Didn't you guys know??

    This is what brake lights are for!! They let you know that in a little bit... I may or may not put my signal on ;)
     
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    it really is not difficult to operate them
     
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    I love our version of Snow Birds. People who come here for the snow to ski.

    Not too bad at driving if the roads are good but if it is snowing they go instant stupid.

    No turn signals. Ever. Period.

    Won't stay in the Snow Lane. That's the path carved in the snow by the cars ahead of you. They try to drive where they think the painted lanes are regardless of the snow pack.

    Signs are just distractions and traffic lights are nothing more than modern art.
     
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    I plan on buying a BMW so I no longer have to worry about using turn signals. When it catches fire on the freeway, that's all the signal people will need to know that I'm about to turn.