Monthly Archives: July 2020

Driver Etiquette 101

As you're driving past the intersection, another driver cuts you off and gives you the finger. Of course, you don't allow it to ruin your day. Their attitude has nothing to do with you. Or maybe today you got some bad news, so this puts a sour taste in your mouth. Is your driving that bad, or have drivers become less friendly over time? As new drivers, when we learn the rules of the road, most do not receive a lesson on driving etiquette. Switching lanes, speed limits, and driving in the rain are aspects of driving you can learn from books. The moment new drivers get on the road, they seem to equate their newfound independence with ego, forgetting to be kind to other drivers. Below are some tips on how to practice polite driving etiquette while on the road.  Stay alert and pay attention. We may not need additional reminders that distracted driving is dangerous, but it's also not polite. Pay attention to what's happening on the road. For example, try not to be the ... read more