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Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear...
Posted by Cary (more from Cary) on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:40:38
a) Put your blinkers on if you're nearly stopped on an interstate?
b) Flash oncoming traffic to warn them of a hazard ahead?
I guess I'm old school, but I was taught to do this. as for a), in DC
traffic there are often very abrupt slowdowns. Sometimes speed drops from
70 to 0 around a curve, and if I'm stopped there on the curve, on go
the flashers, 'cause it seems to me it just might save me from getting
rear-ended. I don't see anyone else doing that.
As for warning oncoming traffic, I was taught it was polite to warn
oncoming traffic of accidents or (ok) cops ahead by flashing the
high-beams. Just today on the road to work there was a big backup and
a hill that would hide it so I flashed a couple of times to warn
oncoming traffic. Again I rarely see any one else doing that.
Am I just old-school? Do I live in a unenlightend region? Just curious
what other people think.
posted by 66.44.92...
Posts in this Thread:
- Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Cary, Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:40:38 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Craig, Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:23:58
- I flash lights to warn off radar traps/police ahead..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:55:47
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., GFW3pedals , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:31:14
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., bobc , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:21:39
- No, hazards only when stopped for me, GFW3pedals , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:05:48
- Flashers under 40, Cary, Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:47:20
- Hazards while driving..., Scott Paterson , Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:15:59
- maximize my visibility to others, bobc , Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:41:50
- Re: No, hazards only when stopped for me, Snowmobile , Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:29:52
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., Saab88, Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:56:03
- Re: Driving Etiquette, flashing lights front and rear..., EGD , Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:52:19
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