[at-l] Sigh, co-list

Bob Wardecker cna2rn at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 09:18:14 CST 2010

On 3/5/2010 10:10 AM, nightwalker.at at gmail.com wrote:
> From: Felix J<AThiker at smithville.net>
> Using the right hand is easier and seems to make more sense and is easier to figure out. I just wondered if there was a 'legal'  right or wrong.
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> Left is the legal way. Same traffic rules apply for bikes and cars, and you have the same rights on the road as a car. The problem is that car drivers--especially if their cars are road-legal tanks--do not get this. So, legal or not, whichever way you think is less likely to get you killed is the best way.
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I use my right hand to signal a right turn.

I have also found out that if one of those tank drivers do something 
stupid like cut me off, a sharp open palm slap to the quarter panel gets 
their attention real quick. The open palm does no damage but makes a 
nice loud thump that they can hear. Had one of those drivers one time 
stop call the police and try to have me ticketed for slapping their car. 
A nice expensive BMW by the way. Police showed up all they saw was my 
palm print in the dust on the side of the car. I told the officer what I 
was doing at the time and why I slapped the side of the car. The driver 
drove away with a crisp new ticket for failure to yield right of way and 
illegal turn. Brought a smile to my face and hoped that the driver 
learned a lesson.

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