Should you avoid the far-right lane if you're not turning right?

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Yes, of course.... common courtesy right?

    Just found myself driving in a 3-lane surface street (6 lanes total like below), getting ready to turn right at the next light when, even though there were no cars ahead of him, dickhead in the middle lane in front of me gets over into my lane.

    The light turns red. Only he's going straight so he's at a complete stop, thus blocking me and everyone else from making my turn until he gets his green light at the next cycle.

    Me and the next four cars behind me all could have made our right hand turn if not for that selfish asshole.

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    It should be a capital offense.
     
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    Tranquil Well-Known Member

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    Happens to me daily, I don't get why people can't drive in the middle lane or far left lane until they need to make a right then go into that lane.
     
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    These drivers are among the worst but there is still no one who can top the guy who wants to turn left but refuses to pull into the intersection and make the turn when the yellow light changes to red. I have literally sat behind these fucks thru multiple light cycles because they don't get a left arrow. There's absolutely nothing like that doomed feeling when the left turn arrow goes out and you are behind that car that stops right before the intersection. You just fucking know you'll have to sit thru another light!
     
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    Having to wait at that red light had meaning. It gave you a purpose. A reason to rush home and create a thread that will confirm your assholery to the rest of the forum.

    That red light was meant to be.
     
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    nearly.normal Well-Known Member

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    whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!
     
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    TheWonk POTY Music Forum Gold

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    If this was in the San Francisco area I'd bet you $1000 that the driver was Asian.
     
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  9. Lucky Pierre

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    Oh man do I hear you.

    The shitbrain driver is under the impression that if he gets stuck in the middle of the intersection when the light changes back to red that he could get a ticket for running a red light. So the pussy waits and waits and waits for everything to clear before the cunt dares to tiptoe out.

    Of course, the opposite is true. He should ease out halfway, allow for a car or two behind him to also creep into the intersection as well. At this point, he is legally in the intersection and can simply turn left once the ongoing traffic has cleared - red light or not.
     
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    Id like to take all these tards and put 'me in a bus with the 65mph fast lane drivers and send it off into the desert with a brick on the gas pedal.
     
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    Right turn pockets are key, but for some reason seem to be under utilized by municipalities.
     
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    Yeah I see these assholes every day. They are just so unaware of the world around them.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    What about the idiots driving down the Interstate in the passing lane driving slow blocking both lanes? :shitfit:
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    I see a lot of people changing lanes while driving thru an intersection.
     
  15. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Driving home yesterday on a hair-raising "tail of the dragon" grade mountain road, where your tires are squealing in some curves at 30 mph, and if you go off the road you're rolling over into a solid treeline due to the low shoulders. I noticed the guy behind me was pretty darn close considering the terrain. This was odd as I'm in a performance version of an awd sport sedan, and he's in some Jeep branded econobox of theirs, and I wasn't pushing it with the wife in the car but I was driving briskly I thought . There was no way he could be wanting to pass me as there were maybe half a dozen cars in front of me, bumper to bumper, and with the numerous tight curves they extended beyond anyone's vision. My wife looks back for a while to study his vehicle, turns back, and informs me "He's texting".
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Unless there are signs "right lane must turn right" he did nothing wrong
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Of course you are wrong. He could absolutely get a ticket, not only for turning on a red light, but for blocking an intersection. Or possibly get slammed a car traveling in the other direction as their light turns green
     
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    The phrase common courtesy must be a foreign term to you.
     
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    You can always count on mlaw to be a pussy.
     
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    did he turn right within 100 yards of that intersection? I hate being forced into that right lane to go straight but sometimes there is no choice because you can get blocked out of making that right by the guy that did what you didnt.