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Post by Mike54 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:51 pm

What's happened with car drivers? Almost no one seems to indicate on roundabouts anymore? And turns off smaller roads, they just brake, you think hello what's this, then they turn, no indicating. Wtf is going on?

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Re: Indicating

Post by midlife » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:04 pm

Aaah...... they know you are an " advanced rider "
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Re: Indicating

Post by Mac 60 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:38 pm

Ive noticed the same thing, as did my mate who had me pmsl when he had a go at a young driver " There not Fecking Christmas lights, you dont use them once a fecking year".

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Re: Indicating

Post by Redmurty » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:45 pm

I've been told they are not taught to indicate anymore :pinch:
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Re: Indicating

Post by simonw » Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:45 pm

I've noticed this too. I think it's symptomatic of people becoming more unconsciously selfish. As in, not being maliciously selfish (like when you snatch the last sweet when you're a kid to stop your brother having it!) but selfish in the sense that they're more inwardly focused and less aware of other people and their possible impact on them. It's the same with people not saying thank you when you hold the door open for them. And I suspect also reflects other "selfish" driving habits and behaviours. (Unconsciously: "why do I need to indicate, I know I'm making a turn".)

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Re: Indicating

Post by Teflon Jnr » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:16 pm

Indicators are optional extras on cars aren't they
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Re: Indicating

Post by KEITH640 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:19 pm

I've noticed Mercedes drivers do this

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Re: Indicating

Post by Teflon Jnr » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:26 pm

KEITH640 wrote:I've noticed Mercedes drivers do this
And bmw and audi drivers what gets my goat is these people with brand new ยฃ80,000+ flash cars driving while on the mobiles use your bloody Bluetooth
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Re: Indicating

Post by andrew882 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:26 pm

simonw wrote:I've noticed this too. I think it's symptomatic of people becoming more unconsciously selfish. As in, not being maliciously selfish (like when you snatch the last sweet when you're a kid to stop your brother having it!) but selfish in the sense that they're more inwardly focused and less aware of other people and their possible impact on them. It's the same with people not saying thank you when you hold the door open for them. And I suspect also reflects other "selfish" driving habits and behaviours. (Unconsciously: "why do I need to indicate, I know I'm making a turn".)
Agree with this entirely - fewer and fewer people seem concerned within much outside their own little bubble. Not malicious, just unconcerned.

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Re: Indicating

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:29 pm

How do you expect folk to indicate when they need one hand for steering wheel/apply make up and the other to hold the phone??
Some use them to indicate that have turned left/right.
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