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      07-17-2019, 09:23 PM   #23
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OP, you didnít mention whether or not you use a turn signal when slowing down like this to make a turn. Surely you are. Right?
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      07-17-2019, 09:26 PM   #24
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We drive an M car... we own the road right?
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OP, you didnít mention whether or not you use a turn signal when slowing down like this to make a turn. Surely you are. Right?
M3/M4 have those?
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      07-17-2019, 09:51 PM   #26
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OP, you didn’t mention whether or not you use a turn signal when slowing down like this to make a turn. Surely you are. Right?
M3/M4 have those?
Yea I ran out of blinker fluid. I've been using hand signals as I turn.
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M3/M4 have those?
Maybe itís a state by state thing and some donít, hence the horn blares when holding up traffic to crawl through a turn.
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I use turn signal and go slow and just donít care what other people think.
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      07-18-2019, 03:27 AM   #29
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      07-18-2019, 08:11 AM   #30
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Lol NY the person behind you at a stoplight has their hands halfway pressing on the horn already if you don't move the split second light turns green. It's more of a function of location. In So Cal you can stop in the middle of the freeway, get out and take a dump and no one will honk.
In India your hand attached to the horn at birth but they really dont have many rules on the road.
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      07-18-2019, 10:24 AM   #31
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In India your hand attached to the horn at birth but they really dont have many rules on the road.
Oh my god dude, I thought growing up in NY and occasionally having to navigate through that awful traffic would prepare me for similar situations elsewhere, but I recently went to Manila, and I'd have a nervous breakdown driving there. It's insane.

On a related note, there's one intersection on my commute that has a nice dip in it that I have to take extra slow, usually the person behind me is up my ass, so when I clear it, I gun it a bit to get them off my ass.
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I use signals and everything, but some people are just so impatient.......it's not a matter of being too low, I just don't want to scrape and the people behind don't understand the concept. It is what it is but I just wanted to see if people were running into the same issue.......like I said I'm not going to take a turn into a parking lot with the speed of traffic.
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Sum ppl don't understand. It's like ur trying to make a right to make a left but traffic is blocking u from making a left. The driver behind u is jus making a right n going straight.
Just driver point of view.
Sometimes u gotta adjust so ur car can move a little faster. Unless ur willing to cause a little bit of traffic.
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What do you guys do when the a**h*** behind you goes right up your rear as you're turning slow at a angle and the driver behind you starts honking at you......this has started happening recently to me. I just brushed it off the first couple of times but today the last guy really pissed me off. I understand that some drivers don't understand wtf you're doing but I just wanted to see if people have had this happening to them. The honks, the almost rear ends, etc.....I'm not gonna take a turn into a parking lot knowing damn well I'm gonna scrape unless I drive slow and at a angle.
That is a NY thing.
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OP I think your frustration is misplaced here. There is a reasonable expectation that someone will make a turn at a normal speed. If you slow down an abnormal amount (which you admit to doing) it will likely catch the person behind you off-guard and create a dangerous situation.

If I am behind someone and I see their right turn signal come on, I expect them to slow down to a reasonable speed and then make their turn. But if the person nearly grinds to a halt, lingering in the lane they are turning from, I wouldnt expect that and would need to hit my brakes harder and would probably end up closer to the vehicle than I would like. I may honk to let the person know of their dangerous move.

If your car is that low where you scrape easily then I suggest either raising it up so you dont have that issue or live with the fact that you will get honked at and perhaps even rear-ended at some point if the driver behind you isnt paying close attention.
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^^^^^^^
I echo the above.
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OP I think your frustration is misplaced here. There is a reasonable expectation that someone will make a turn at a normal speed. If you slow down an abnormal amount (which you admit to doing) it will likely catch the person behind you off-guard and create a dangerous situation.

If I am behind someone and I see their right turn signal come on, I expect them to slow down to a reasonable speed and then make their turn. But if the person nearly grinds to a halt, lingering in the lane they are turning from, I wouldnt expect that and would need to hit my brakes harder and would probably end up closer to the vehicle than I would like. I may honk to let the person know of their dangerous move.

If your car is that low where you scrape easily then I suggest either raising it up so you dont have that issue or live with the fact that you will get honked at and perhaps even rear-ended at some point if the driver behind you isnt paying close attention.
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