“Consumer Reports” just released a new survey where people ranked the most annoying things other drivers do on a scale of one to 10. And the most annoying behavior is . . . texting while driving. It got an average score of 8.9 out of 10. That puts it just ahead of able-bodied people parking in handicapped spots, which got an 8.7.
We’ve made another list! Men’s Magazine put out a list that has the TOP 100 DRIVERS IN THE COUNTRY. We suck. We came in at an F grade and ranked at….#100! HUZZAH! That reminded us of this study. CHECK OUT THE FULL LIST HERE.
Here is the Consumer Report article Woody found…The least annoying thing was people who crank the volume on their radio too high only averaged a 5.7 out of 10 for annoyingness. So, turn it up.
Here’s the full list of the 20 most annoying things other drivers do . . . .
#1.) Texting while driving, 8.9 out of 10.
#2.) Able-bodied drivers parking in handicapped spots, 8.7.
#3.) Tailgating, 8.4.
#4.) Drivers who cut you off, 8.3.
#5.) Speeding and swerving in and out of traffic, 8.2.
#6.) Taking up two parking spaces, 7.7.
#7.) TIE: Talking on the phone while driving . . . not letting you merge into a lane . . . and not dimming high beams, 7.6.
#10.) Not using turn signals, 7.5.
#11.) TIE: Slow drivers in the passing lane and jaywalkers who walk in front of your car, 7.3.
#13.) Excessive horn honking, 7.1.
#14.) Rubbernecking at accidents, 7.0.
#15.) Not turning on lights when it’s raining or about to get dark, 6.8.
#16.) Drivers who are indecisive about where to turn, 6.6.
#17.) Slow drivers on a two-lane road who won’t pull over, 6.5.
#18.) Not going when the light turns green, 6.1.
#19.) Bicyclists who don’t let you by, 5.8.
#20.) Cranking the radio volume, 5.7.