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Old 01-02-2013, 08:21 AM   #15
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wa8xym thanks now an excuse for MIL "but i swear it is the law got to have a passenger in the toad"
I heard years ago about a guy being stopped by HWP and being asked "who do you think you are paul reveare" guess he quit flashing when he got that ticket

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Old 01-02-2013, 08:33 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by wa8yxm View Post
Waving is good but on the interstate you are likely too far and too fast to do it.

As for flashing headlights.. This is a standard "Speed trap ahead" warning to other drivers and at least one state (FL) passed a law outlawing the practice that just went into effect.

Source, news article "Strange new laws for 2013" Yahoo news search should find it, or Google.

Oh, and it's also illegal for a driverless car to be going down the freeway without a human passanger in CA.
I think the Florida law changed from prohibiting "flashing" to allowing it,
(a Freedom of Speech issue)!

BTW, when I am driving, I notice a lot of waves directed toward me!........(People sure are friendly)!
However, I seem to get a lot more "single finger" waves, (and fewer full hand waves), than I used to.

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Old 01-02-2013, 08:47 AM   #17
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Sorry, next time I'll use all of the hand. (hee hee)

We both wave. Some times we get a return and some times we don't. It's the nature of the beast(s).
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You will rarely get a wave out of the wife after an hour or so....
(unless it's her sleeping head lolling from side to side )
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Old 01-02-2013, 09:43 AM   #19
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I will always wave at a fellow RV'r ... But like it's been said, it's hard to see it on a 4 lane divided highway...
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:58 AM   #20
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I asked about getting hand signals from truckers, Hand signal from truckers ?

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