Thread: Turn Signals

View Poll Results: When changing lanes what does your turn signal use mean to you?

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  • Warning of intenet to change lanes. 4-5 blinks and I'm changing lanes.

    107 85.60%
  • Asking other motorists. "May i change lanes".

    18 14.40%
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  1. Proud American Union local16's Avatar
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    Always

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    Always, habit.

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    #23
    In OK they tell the driver following you what lane they need to get into so they can speed up and pass you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by idbefishing View Post
    While we're on the subject of turn signal............how does the Family Guy get away with this stuff?
    Because, like Tosh.0, that show is an equal-opportunity offender.

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    When ever I'm changing lanes or turning. Find myself using them for sharp curves sometimes as well.

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    Apparently they don't come standard on most models anymore!
    Y'all be careful out there and don't catch'em all!

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    #27
    I use old school hand signals...
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    #28
    Yep use all the time when turning and for changing lanes also.

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    #29
    I find it rude when people just jump in front of me.


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    #30
    I use my signal all the time except when I jump in front of a tanker truck than I just whip over and slam on my breaks
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    I'm a turn signal fanatic. I drive in city traffic all day and not knowing what someone is planning on doing is very frustrating. Just today, I get on the freeway behind another car. The entrance ramp turns into an exit ramp about a mile away so I signal and merge into the traffic, which is already in progress. Car entering in front of me is doing nothing but driving in the entrance/exit lane...no signal or anything. So, not knowing what he's going to do, I hang back and sure enough, and just as he gets to the point of no return on the entrance lane (about the same time that I guessed wrongly that he was just going to go right and get off on the exit) he gives it a big swing to the left....still no signal.
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    Here in Maryland,we wait till we're in the TURN ONLY lane before using them(never while IN TRAFIC, where the signals could actually inform others of our intentions) and ALWAYS sit there with them flashing, no matter how long the wait is.

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    #33
    They let other drivers know you wish to change lanes or what direction you are turning(stop sign).
    I use mine all the time plus use the mirrors and also turn the head in case a driver is in my blind spot(almost side swiped a truck once on I95 whom was in a blind spot) Pucker factor.
    No accidents since I've been driving.
    What do I win?

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowblind View Post
    ...No accidents since I've been driving. What do I win?
    Another day with more idiots on the road, tomorrow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acedmf11 View Post
    Turn signals? Nobody uses them anymore.
    Around here all the Mercedes, Volvo's, Lexus's need to be recalled. None of the damn turn signals work.
    Then again, the attitude is I don't need to know where they are turning, I SHOULD know where they are turning.
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    #36
    Quote Originally Posted by TroyBoy30 View Post
    dont use em....its none of your business which way im going
    sure do want to strangle some people when your waiting to pull out and somebody turns in without using a blinker, It's a little common courtesy to the other drivers as to what your intent is, well let me say "use" to be common, bunch of inconsiderate people nowadays. Kind of like holding a door open for someone. And if I'm not mistaken, it is against the law to change lanes without using a blinker.

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    I just point my gun out the window and fire a few rounds in the direction I'm wanna turn...

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    #38
    So, I'm riding with my wife one day. She pulls into the left turn lane to turn left. Despite the fact that I've known this woman for 45 years, I couldn't resist and I say, "Why don't you turn on your left turn signal"?
    She says, "I"m in the left turn lane...that tells everybody what I'm doing".
    I said, "No it doesn't...I've seen many people go straight from the left turn and I've even seen two or three turn right out of the left turn lane".
    Of course she didn't turn them on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChampioNman View Post
    Obviously you've never been to Florida. The cars here only have left turn signals though as they never turn off.
    Maybe they are trying to fix their instrument panel
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    I never use it down here. You put your blinker on and you'll never get over. People actually speed up just so you don't get in front of them.
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