A couple weeks back, a friend of mine got a $500 ticket for a driving violation I had never even heard of. Granted, I’m not a very frequent driver, but I doubt that all of us know every driving rule out there.
Are there any driving rules or regulations that you’ve slipped up on over and over- or been surprised by? Share them as part of this week’s Weekly Topic Inspiration challenge! You may just spare some readers a couple of unnecessary tickets and visits to traffic school.
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I was inspired again, here's my quiz
http://zsobig.hubpages.com/hub/Driving- … -Knowledge
Sadly, I was unable to attach the pictures to the questions, but I've added them in the next capsule - hopefully it is good this way too!
Please write to me, if you find any mistake! Thank you!
Love it! And choosing the thumbnail option for images that correspond to questions is the next best option. This is a fabulous Hub!
The quiz is a fun idea. I was stumped with the first question!
I don't drive a lot these days, but when I do drive, I see a lot of people breaking driving rules. Perhaps, they are unaware of these rules. My hub is titled, "10 Lesser Known Driving Rules". http://marleneb.hubpages.com/t/32ab9b
Oooh, I'm so glad you mentioned the rule about entering intersections! They really pushed that one when I was first taking classes to get my license as a teen, and it always gets my goat when people break it. Great Hub!
Thanks, Simone. I put in the one about entering into the intersection because I had a friend who kept doing that saying, "As long as you are already in the intersection when the light turns red, you are OK." Obviously, she doesn't know the rules.
I actually had a lot of fun writing a hub about this - http://giblingirl.hubpages.com/hub/Unus … Know?done.
This article will give you an idea of just how unusual, and sometimes ridiculous, the rules of the road are.
Wow, I'll have to watch my potty mouth in Maryland! This is such a fun Hub. I'm so glad you took the 'odd driving rules' approach- I was really hoping someone would do that!
I wonder who writes all those silly laws and why people pass them in the first place. This is a fun hub to read.
What a marvelous topic, and too bad for your friend's ticket. Ouch!!!
Oh, hurray! I was already planning a hub on this topic. I have an interview with the Senior Traffic Law Officer for my state on Friday and then I'll get crackin'. What fun!
My offering : http://ruchira.hubpages.com/hub/Learnt- … e-Hard-Way
Neat! If I go to India... I think I might just walk everywhere.
Here's my hub for this week...
http://rosyelsawali.hubpages.com/hub/Dr … -the-Metro
Another great WTI Hub! I'm glad you participated this week, Rosyel Sawali.
Ah, ha, ha, ha! That was a fun hub to read with fun videos to boot. Wonderful hub with a great experience.
I just posted my first ever Weekly Topic Inspiration: http://cam8510.hubpages.com/hub/Obscure … -no-excuse
The title of my hub is "To Turn Left on Red or Not to Turn Left? That is the Question." I had heard for a long time that there was a regulation dealing with turning left on a red light, much like we turn right on a red light. I had just never tried it. I was with a friend a few years ago who pulled this off with confidence. It was impressive. I began doing it as well. It really does help move traffic along. I want traffic to move along. That is why I wrote this hub.
Welcome to the WTI crew! I'm so glad you're joining in. Thanks for addressing the left-on-red issue!
I live in California and have only turned left at the red light one time. Your diagrams of how to use the rules legally are excellent visuals.
Here's my contribution for the week
http://cashmere.hubpages.com/hub/Left-o … drive?done
Ooooh- history!! This one is fascinating!!! Thanks for the awesome Hub, cashmere!
I enjoyed your hub a lot. By the way, your last sentence seems to have gotten cut off in the middle of the sentence.
I gave this topic a shot - http://austinstar.hubpages.com/hub/The- … iving-Laws
I can't post this as an answer to the question since it was in process prior to in response to another question but thought I'd share it here. I'll be curious if I'm the only one that feels this way.
http://cre8tor.hubpages.com/hub/Texting … -is-a-Joke
We saw some great driving Hubs this week. Big thanks to everyone who participated!
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