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Old 05-01-2021, 06:00 PM
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Swing wide right or left to make a left or right turn....slow the eff down...move as far as you safely can to the side of the lane to which you are making a turn.

Oh...people who complain about this stuff. ;-0
Old 05-01-2021, 06:46 PM
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Bumper riders
Old 05-01-2021, 06:50 PM
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Actually, other drivers do not irritate me. I accept them as they are and have learned to deal with it.

To be honest, I honk at a LOT of people if they do not yield to me when I have the right-of-way. This often happens in roundabouts.
Old 05-01-2021, 07:23 PM
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I'm in: people who stop back 50 behind crosswalk at a stoplight, which does'nt trip the light sequence. I'll prob catch h..ll but here it goes, driving with HC placard on the mirror.
Old 05-02-2021, 04:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Northerner52 View Post
1. The speed limit police: Driving in the passing lane and justified because they are going the speed limit.
2. Pulling out in front of you because they can get there first even it they have to run a stop sign either in their golf cart or car.
3. Stopping you car to let golf carts cross the road. Its very dangerous and very annoying as cars have the right of way and could easily cause an accident.

What are yours?
- People who don't drive like me...

- People who drive like me.
Old 05-02-2021, 04:59 AM
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People who dont understand zipper merges and play traffic cop riding astride the line to prevent other cars from legally progressing.
Old 05-02-2021, 05:10 AM
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People who have extremely darkened windows
People who don’t use turn signals
People who change lanes in front of you in circles
Bike riders that travel dead center of street lanes
People who tailgate
People who drive under 35 mph in The Villages
People who drive with dogs on their laps
Drivers who speed in the 35 mph areas
People who come to a complete stop when they are about to turn
People who cut you off for absolutely no reason whatsoever
Old 05-02-2021, 05:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Malsua View Post
My peeve is people trying to be "nice" and let you turn across in front of them. They may be at a light that is green for them, or just plain in the middle of a somewhat busy road.

What they fail to understand is that they have broken the social construct and have introduced uncertainty into the situation.

-Why are you stopping? you have the right of way.
-Are you letting me go?
-Should I go, is that a hand signal? If I wait too long, will you drive on and broadside me?
-Are you going to move if someone behind you honks?
-I can't see in your tinted windows, are you waving at me or chasing a bee in the cab?

Don't do me any favors. When you have the right of way...GO. That's the kindest thing you can do for me. We all know our place and you doing what you are supposed to be doing means everything works as it should.
You have said what my husband and I say every time we’re at a gate in our cart. You are not doing anyone a favor by waving them thru (especially those with tinted windshields).
Old 05-02-2021, 05:18 AM
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People who are in the outer lane of a roundabout, and proceed 270 degrees around it. Almost go tee-boned the other day by one of these "considerate" drivers.
Old 05-02-2021, 05:42 AM
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People who don't realize we all live in a 55+ community where there are a lot of older drivers.
Old 05-02-2021, 05:43 AM
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We are so old and cranky. This is a retirement community. If you want those things, then .over to the city. Enjoy life, relax, go with the flow, show some courtesy, and be kind.
Old 05-02-2021, 05:46 AM
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1. Speeders in a residential area. The speed limit is 25, not 45.
2. It's a Handicapped Parking Spot, not a Handicapped Standing Spot. It's not there for you to enjoy the Town
Square entertainment while you sit in your car, drive-in movie style.
3. I'm in no hurry, don't stop in a traffic circle to let me through when I'm driving my golf cart. Your car is going to be rear-ended, or worse.
Old 05-02-2021, 05:55 AM
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Getting halfway in the turning lane to turn left or not getting in the turning lane at all , sitting in the traffic lane waiting to turn left even though there is a turning lane. Seriously are there states or countries without turning lanes? Where do these people come from?
Old 05-02-2021, 05:59 AM
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How about people who are too lazy to put that shopping cart away but will leave them in the parking lot or prop them up on a curb even when the return areas are less than 30 feet away. The height of "entitlement".
Old 05-02-2021, 06:01 AM
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Forgetting to turn off your turn signal! The question is, "Did they forget, or are they going to turn." Also, some one blowing their horn at you for some reason. Does that mean I should stop or continue on and ignore you and your reason for blowing your d----n horn.

driving, golf, limit, speed, car

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