We’re well mannered drivers

johnboy 2 August 2005 3

ABC Online are reporting that Canberrans have topped an AAMI survey of driver courtesy. Although I’m not so sure about their methodology.

The survey, which has been conducted by insurance company AAMI, shows that 58 per cent of people become annoyed when they are courteous to others and not acknowledged.

But in Canberra, that figure falls to 42 per cent.

Nationally, 8 per cent of drivers think it is acceptable to use a parent dedicated car park even if they do not have have children but only 4 per cent of Canberra residents agree.

Yippee for us, although it doesn’t do much to shed our boring tag.

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3 Responses to We’re well mannered drivers
bulldog bulldog 8:37 am 05 Aug 05

Too true.

I’m truly surprised there’s enough courtesy kicking around for 42 percent of drivers to become annoyed when they are not acknowledged.

I would guess that this is becuase there are very few courteous drivers in the ACT; hence people’s lack of merging ability and the ‘hang in the right hand lane even when I drive a slow shitbox’ mentatlity.

Statistics? Baahhh! (annoyed, not sheep like)

Spitfire3 Spitfire3 10:23 am 03 Aug 05

I couldn’t have put it better myself. Thanks cinimod!

cinimod cinimod 8:20 am 03 Aug 05

A bunch of polite, courteous tailgating speed hounds, who wouldn’t know oncoming traffic at a roundabout if it slammed into the drivers side of their car.

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