Story: So you’re out driving, enjoying the music playing in the background the wind blowing through your hair and you notice a car speed up in front of you and it kind of takes you off guard? Then as you continue to drive you notice the car slow down and suddenly push the brakes? No blinking right signal or anything! Then as you continue on your way the driver decides he or she will make a very SLOW right turn into a little street. So what bothers me? Bad drivers and their bad driving habits! Bad driving habits and ways to change those habits as well as possible consequences can make the road, a safer place.
So what makes drivers on the road, “bad drivers?” Well according to a recent survey done by kanetix.ca, a media coverage and press release website, 8 out of 10 Canadians admit to having bad driving habits. (SHOW PICTURE) Eating or drinking while driving is one of my top pet pevees. People should really take the time to enjoy their food, instead of having it make a mess in their car. Not only should they think about themselves but also for the other people sharing the road with them. Secondly, drivers who do not signal really boil my blood. People do not think that they can cause major collisions by a simple ‘non signaling act” BUT it can cause more damage than it appears to be. For instance, I somehow ALWAYS manage to get stuck behind a really slow driver who does not signal or check his or her blindspot and one time I was about this close (show with hands) from hitting the car infront of me because he did not signal when changing lanes. These bad habits are only one of the reasons why bad drivers bother me.
Along with the bad habits, come the consequences. Every act has its different fine. These fines can lead to tickets which can make a person’s insurance go up. Example of ticketed fines are careless driving and illegal parking. In addition, the insurance for males are much higher than it is for females. This is because males are seen...
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