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Madness Why can't people use their indicators properly?

Approaching a roundabout, how many times have you braked for a car coming around with his right indicator on and then turning left before he gets to you,

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with left indicator on, you go to pull out, only for the tw*t to continue round.
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

many many times.... ...makes life interesting though...
 
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

I reckon, we should go back to stickin' arms/hands out of windows agin' Take a few drivers off the road for a while, make em' a bit 'armless.
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Ha.

Try driving down here for a week!

No indicators, no lane discipline, no ****ing clue.

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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

many times

i would also like o know which stoopid driving school has been teaching new recruits to indicate right, until their chosen exit, where they indicate left
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

I believe BMWs don't come fitted with side indicators...
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

Indicator lethargy/abuse/incompetence is something I find intensely annoying too. But you think France and the UK are bad? SPAIN!!!
 
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

and it's not just the indicators... usually, those who don't bother indicating have a bizarre 'I must be immortal' attitude and do not use the rear mirrors either... they rely on other's people avoidance skills to ensure everyone stays alive...
why do they never get fined?
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

All admittedly bloody annoying, but then, how many of us can honestly say we've never been in the wrong whilst driving, or gone onto "auto-pilot" for a few milliseconds, not giving our full concentration?
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

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why do they never get fined?
'Cause they are not speeding...that is the only recognised motoring offense in the UK now it would seem . You cannot shove a pole with a box on it at the side of the road to monitor things like bad or no indication or not using mirrors
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All admittedly bloody annoying, but then, how many of us can honestly say we've never been in the wrong whilst driving, or gone onto "auto-pilot" for a few milliseconds, not giving our full concentration?
Never happened to me
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

In general driving standards are getting worse. There aren't many of my trips to work in a morning when I don't encounter some half wit trying to drive a car - and its only by luck, and the better more alert drivers getting out of their way that they get away with not causing an accident.

The worst ones for me are the newspaper brigade - they just stop in front of you and park without any indication and then to really rub the salt in - fling open their door and jump out right in front of you.
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

Surely some drivers believe that they are the only people on the road? Why else would they do the stupid things that they do, I mean, putting themselves at risk by opening their door and getting out when it isn't safe to do so?
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

i want to know why theres so many old aged drivers still allowed on the road.. been written off by one and norrowly avoided loads of others, why the hell should we still have to make allowances for these dangerous fossils who have the reactions of lame tortoises?
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

A tortoise is bad enough.. But a lame tortoise? Surely thats dead already. Anyhoo you think thats bad you should come to essex the home of Chav and Burberry. I swear no one can drive around here. Whether it be a chav in a fessa, a wife in a Range Rover HSE or BMW driver.
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Re: Why can't people use their indicators properly?

LOL one thing ive noticed in essex is nobody knows how to use a roundabout!!!!
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Along with fog lights, baby on board stickers, people in 4x4s that think they are wider than a bus, people too busy unwrapping their sandwiches to watch where they're going, spoilers on Mondeos, kids sitting so low they can't see over the steering wheel, dweebies, d1ck-heads, spods, chods, chavs ... the list goes on
 
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