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I'd like to hear a show about driving habits, and how they, along with respect on the road, have diminished in recent years.
Every time I travel to Portland, I am struck by how rude the drivers are- and those habits are starting to show up in Eastern Oregon. People following too close, hogging the left lane, failing to use turn signals, chatting on their cell phones, and driving about with their fog lights on are just a few of the rude, inconsiderate and downright dangerous habits that I see more and more, all across the state.
If everyone would take driving more seriously- read the rules, be courteous, and take more pride in driving, we would all find driving a lot less stressful.
I doubt many of those yakking on their cell phones realize how little attention they are paying to the road, or how many times they didn't use their turn signals. I doubt many of those who drive about with their fog lights on all the time realize it is illegal.
So what can we do to stop things from getting worse, and actually get back to where driving is a pleasurable experience?
I'd like to hear everyone's views on the subject.
posted 3 years, 6 months ago
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