Ten Ways to Say “Thanks” While Driving

By Alex Dixon | June 7, 2009 | 2 comments

Have you ever found yourself behind the wheel, trying to express gratitude to another driver, but you didn't know how? Say you're in your car, windows up, driving down the road, speed untold, and someone lets you change lanes, or gives you the go-ahead at a stop sign. You want to scream "Thank you!" at the top of your lungs, but you realize that probably won't do the trick. Thankfully, William Safire of The New York Times has compiled some alternatives. Here are ten signs full of gratitude.

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I always tend to go with #9 (peace-sign finger waggle) or #10 (good old fashioned wave).

San Diego Real Estate Broker | 6:11 pm, July 28, 2010 | Link


New learners who are learning to drive on our roads
need to be taught the clear rules and consequences of
driving with a mobile phone.

Their are too many people already driving and we
need to make it more difficult to hold a drivers

Driving Schools Sheffield | 4:43 pm, November 2, 2010 | Link

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