What Do You Find The Most Annoying?

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Sandman J's Comment
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My biggest annoyance is trucks that don't stay to the right if not passing. Especially when they're not doing the speed limit and when we're lane-restricted so I can't go to the inside lanes to pass on the left.

BK's Comment
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Are vehicle lights getting brighter? So many vehicles coming up from behind at night have lights that are blinding. The super trucks with all their add on lights are bad enough, but many of the worst offenders are small cars. And the newer pickups now have 4 headlights. If they are towing a trailer it can aim the lights higher so that they are as bright as high beams.

And I better not get started about all the lights from businesses along the highway. Car dealerships are among the brightest, but all the new digital signs are also very high wattage. I realize the advantages of driving at night, however the light pollution gets worse and worse.


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Brett Aquila's Comment
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I think the most egregious offense is tailgating, especially if a tractor-trailer is doing it. It's incredibly frustrating to watch a professional driver be so blatantly ignorant and dangerous.

I also agree with the frustration of tractor-trailers not allowing each other to pass. If someone is passing you, let off the fuel for a moment if you see you're holding up traffic and let the truck pass. Not only is it frustrating for the drivers around you, but do you really want to run side-by-side with another truck? I sure as hell don't. I want all the space around me I can get. If someone is passing me and they're going just a tiny fraction faster than I am, I'll back off and let them go just to clear the space around me if for no other reason.

I'd really love to see more people drive with better awareness as if they've spent at least five minutes of their lives thinking about safety.


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Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Canadian drivers for all the reasons listed so far and to include, taking their break on the fuel island(at the actual pumps) as well as pulling forward at the fuel island so they can go shower, rather than finding a parking place first.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Definitely, since I preferred night driving, those dang LED light bars, brighter headlights that blind ya!.....Those LED light bars are for OFF road vehicles. And of course as mentioned passing trucks, I would slow a tad so they could get past and back over. My CRST trucks had 70 mph limit (now they em bumped up, friends said) My brand spankin' new 2022 FL @ Legends, they set my max up to 72 right there before I drove off for my 1st load.

So yeah I ran it wide open out on the wide open roads when possible. And when trying to pass a slower truck or trucks, when ya get right up on the front truck, then outta nowhere, they are speed racer climbing up to 75+ so ya can't pass. Oh well, I just slide back over and let them act like an idiot....

Seemed mostly I got that from flatbeds or tankers "usually" especially while at CRST hmmmm....Used to think it was also because of the name on our trucks hahahaha

Now here, I converted my Calif license to a Filipino license, now I am fully legal driver haha.... But I never see speeds over 35 kms+ , from home to a city is 15 miles of downhill, curves and a few scattered villages driving before hitting the flat roads.

Scooter traffic is HUGE here, and they pass ya anyway they can at times. So my head is on a swivel even more so, but now kinda used to it lol Mostly in 2nd to 3rd gear, some 4th gear, never even used 5th hahaha

The dumb part is, they didn't understand my CDL's "auto restriction", so they gave me that too hmmmm I tried to explain to them what it meant, but they didn't comprehend. Eh not like they have traffic police out here, or there's a chance to be stopped, and they actually look in my car to see the 5 speed stick haha


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Davy A.'s Comment
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I'm glad Brett mentioned the tail gating. It annoys the heck out of me to see us doing it. Totally unprofessional. It accomplishes nothing and it's extremely hazardous. We dig our own Graves in the court of public opinion because we operate like idiots.

You guys already know a few other things that annoy me about parking so I won't dredge that up again.

For the most part when I see things that that just annoy me to no end, I concentrate on not doing them myself. I think we owe it to ourselves to hold us to a higher standard

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