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Old 09-07-2011, 10:30 AM   #181
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I often thought that turn-signals should be optional equipment. People rarely use them anymore. I always do, but sometimes I feel like I'm the only one.
Unfortunately, lane change signals should be an option on cars these days since 90% of the population doesn't use them anymore.

"Give me the A/C and the vanity mirror because I'll use those. Don't bother with the signals though. I'll never touch them. I'll just drift around between lanes and the rest of the world can watch out for ME! I'M THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE" thought most of the drivers both in front of and behind me!


The above is a copy of one of my posts from a much earlier thread. Totally agree and it is annoying. I guess though, as humans we only evolved with two hands which must be the problem. I mean, you CAN'T STEER, TALK ON THE PHONE, AND SIGNAL. Something has to give and heaven forbid the phone gets put down. I guess the signal is the sacrifice.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:31 AM   #182
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I like the three with a tap when sitting at a light, waiting for it to change.
I do not like to just leave the turn signal on when waiting at a long light. (Just no reason for it to be ON ON ON) so I like to tap the turn signal and it blinks, then wait... tap wait..etc.
Actually there is a reason for it to be ON ON ON. The signal is used to SIGNAL to other drivers your intentions. You probably confuse the crap out of everybody. Do people "wave" at you a lot?
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:42 AM   #183
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I'll just drift around between lanes and the rest of the world can watch out for ME! I'M THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE"
I think that's why it's my pet peeve. I hate it when people assume their time is more important than mine.
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:08 PM   #184
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Unfortunately, lane change signals should be an option on cars these days since 90% of the population doesn't use them anymore.

"Give me the A/C and the vanity mirror because I'll use those. Don't bother with the signals though. I'll never touch them. I'll just drift around between lanes and the rest of the world can watch out for ME! I'M THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE" thought most of the drivers both in front of and behind me!


The above is a copy of one of my posts from a much earlier thread. Totally agree and it is annoying. I guess though, as humans we only evolved with two hands which must be the problem. I mean, you CAN'T STEER, TALK ON THE PHONE, AND SIGNAL. Something has to give and heaven forbid the phone gets put down. I guess the signal is the sacrifice.
What's worse is the people who are stopped at traffic lights who believe the proper time to turn on your left turn signal is the moment before they turn the wheel.
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:14 PM   #185
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I like the courtesy wipe that the front wipers do after using the sprayer. It does the usual wipes then waits a few seconds for any runoff to drip down the windshield and does one final wipe on its own so you don't have to.
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:42 PM   #186
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Ambient Light Change on door open

Regardless of what color you have your interior lights set to when you open your door they turn red. Nice saftey feature.
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Old 09-07-2011, 10:58 PM   #187
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The two horizontal slots to the right of the rear defrost button. Those are card holders. Good for your gate/garage keycard/starbucks card, etc.
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:42 AM   #188
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Huh? I don't think have that??
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:46 AM   #189
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Huh? I don't think have that??
I don't have it either....and it may be because we have Titanium trim models? Maybe our dash layout is different?
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:09 AM   #190
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I think the higher trim levels have the park assist button there.
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